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Complete Indicator Profile of Unintentional Injury Deaths (Excluding Motor Vehicle Injuries)

Definition

Unintentional injuries deaths include all resident deaths where all unintentional injuries other than motor vehicle injuries were coded as the underlying (primary) cause of death.

Numerator

Number of unintentional injuries deaths (excluding motor vehicle injuries)(ICD-10: V01, V05-V06, V09.1, V09.3-V09.9, V10-V11, V15-V18, V19.3, V19.8-V19.9, V80.0-V80.2, V80.6-V80.9, V81.2-V81.9, V82.2-V82.9, V87.9, V88.9, V89.1, V89.3, V89.9, V90-V99, W00-X59, Y85, Y86)

Denominator

Total resident population

Data Interpretation Issues

The population estimates are U.S. Census Bureau estimates of U.S. national, state and county resident populations. The 2007 - 2009 population estimates are bridged-race revised postcensal estimates of the July 1 resident population, based on the year 2000 census counts. The year 2010 population estimates are April 1 modified census counts, with bridged-race categories. The 2011 population estimates are bridged-race revised postcensal estimates of the July 1 resident population, based on the year 2010 census counts.

Why Is This Important?

Unintentional injuries excluding motor vehicle injuries is among the leading causes of death in North Carolina and the United States.



Graphical Data Views

Unintentional Injury Deaths (Excluding Motor Vehicle Injuries) by County, 2007-2011

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County Deaths per 100,000 (age-adjusted) Lower Limit Upper Limit Numerator
Alamance 30.6 26.8 34.4 251
Alexander 39.5 30.6 48.4 75
Alleghany 35.3 21.2 49.4 24
Anson 34.6 24.9 44.2 49
Ashe 37.4 28.0 46.9 60
Avery 34.4 23.2 45.6 36
Beaufort 29.5 23.1 35.9 81
Bertie 35.3 24.6 46.0 42
Bladen 33.9 25.3 42.6 59
Brunswick 38.0 32.7 43.3 198
Buncombe 30.5 27.6 33.4 418
Burke 42.3 36.4 48.1 200
Cabarrus 39.9 35.6 44.3 320
Caldwell 36.0 30.3 41.7 154
Camden ** 15
Carteret 38.6 32.1 45.1 137
Caswell 39.0 28.2 49.8 50
Catawba 33.7 29.7 37.7 272
Chatham 21.8 17.0 26.6 80
Cherokee 60.0 47.0 73.0 82
Chowan 30.9 19.9 42.0 30
Clay 48.7 31.0 66.4 29
Cleveland 41.7 36.2 47.1 222
Columbus 40.7 33.3 48.2 114
Craven 30.0 25.4 34.7 158
Cumberland 26.1 23.3 28.8 353
Currituck 29.4 19.5 39.3 34
Dare 35.6 26.9 44.2 65
Davidson 30.7 26.8 34.5 246
Davie 31.1 23.8 38.4 70
Duplin 25.3 19.5 31.1 73
Durham 26.2 23.4 29.1 324
Edgecombe 25.5 19.5 31.4 71
Forsyth 26.3 24.0 28.7 489
Franklin 25.9 20.1 31.7 77
Gaston 38.6 34.8 42.3 405
Gates ** 13
Graham 53.8 32.3 75.4 24
Granville 27.1 21.1 33.1 78
Greene 25.6 16.0 35.3 27
Guilford 29.1 27.0 31.3 714
Halifax 24.8 19.1 30.4 74
Harnett 28.1 23.4 32.8 138
Haywood 35.9 29.4 42.4 117
Henderson 32.1 27.9 36.3 222
Hertford 22.1 14.1 30.2 29
Hoke 27.2 19.7 34.7 50
Hyde ** 13
Iredell 31.9 27.9 35.8 248
Jackson 46.8 37.0 56.6 88
Johnston 31.1 27.0 35.2 219
Jones ** 10
Lee 28.8 22.7 34.9 86
Lenoir 33.2 26.8 39.6 102
Lincoln 32.6 26.9 38.3 126
Macon 43.0 34.1 51.8 90
Madison 35.1 24.1 46.1 39
Martin 39.7 28.9 50.5 52
McDowell 36.4 28.8 44.1 87
Mecklenburg 20.0 18.6 21.4 800
Mitchell 43.9 30.3 57.5 40
Montgomery 32.0 22.9 41.1 48
Moore 26.0 21.9 30.2 149
Nash 23.4 19.2 27.7 115
New Hanover 30.4 27.0 33.8 312
Northampton 25.9 17.0 34.7 33
Onslow 29.3 25.0 33.5 183
Orange 19.0 15.5 22.5 114
Pamlico 32.9 20.7 45.0 28
Pasquotank 29.0 21.9 36.2 63
Pender 31.5 24.7 38.3 82
Perquimans ** 18
Person 33.5 25.4 41.6 66
Pitt 27.8 23.9 31.7 196
Polk 38.5 28.2 48.9 53
Randolph 33.3 29.1 37.5 240
Richmond 35.7 28.1 43.3 85
Robeson 28.6 24.4 32.8 178
Rockingham 40.3 34.9 45.8 208
Rowan 38.1 33.6 42.6 279
Rutherford 38.7 32.1 45.4 132
Sampson 42.8 35.7 50.0 138
Scotland 29.2 21.3 37.0 53
Stanly 38.7 31.8 45.6 121
Stokes 38.4 30.7 46.2 94
Surry 39.5 33.3 45.7 156
Swain 66.9 47.6 86.2 46
Transylvania 45.1 35.0 55.3 76
Tyrrell ** 4
Union 20.9 17.7 24.1 164
Vance 33.8 26.2 41.5 75
Wake 19.0 17.6 20.4 697
Warren 18.4 11.0 25.7 24
Washington ** 14
Watauga 38.6 30.3 46.9 83
Wayne 30.5 26.0 35.0 175
Wilkes 49.1 41.7 56.4 171
Wilson 31.3 25.9 36.7 131
Yadkin 43.3 34.1 52.4 86
Yancey 39.5 27.6 51.4 42
North Carolina 29.2 28.7 29.7 13,781

Data Notes

Deaths were coded under the 10th revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD). Age-adjusted death rates were calculated using the direct method and the projected United States 2000 population as the standard. 

Data Sources

Death Certificate Database, State Center for Health Statistics  NCHS Bridged Population Estimates 

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