TABLE 1

Demographics of biopsy cohort

Total patients2820 (100.0)
Sex
 Male1546 (54.8)
 Female1274 (45.2)
Age group years
 ≤44576 (20.4)
 45–54636 (22.6)
 55–64843 (29.9)
 65–74588 (20.9)
 >74177 (6.3)
Year of biopsy
 1997 (April onwards)104 (3.7)
 1998169 (6.0)
 1999191 (6.8)
 2000185 (6.6)
 2001213 (7.6)
 2002195 (6.9)
 2003197 (7.0)
 2004239 (8.5)
 2005262 (9.3)
 2006261 (9.3)
 2007345 (12.2)
 2008367 (13.0)
 2009 (up until March)92 (3.3)
  • Data are presented as n (%).