Indicator Report - Unintentional Injury Deaths (Excluding Motor Vehicle Injuries)
Why Is This Important?
Unintentional injuries excluding motor vehicle injuries is among the leading causes of death in North Carolina and the United
Unintentional Injury Deaths (Excluding Motor Vehicle Injuries) by County, 2007-2011
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.
Death Certificate Database, State Center for Health Statistics
NCHS Bridged Population Estimates
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.
How We Calculated the Rates
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)
Total resident population
Page Content Updated On 03/06/2013,
Published on 05/03/2013
State Center for Health Statistics, N.C. Division of Public Health, Telephone: 919-733-4728, Fax: 919-733-8485