Term: Injury Indicators

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Last Updated: 2006-04-19

Definition:

A set of Mortality and Hospitalization Indicators for describing rates associated with different types of injuries, including: motor vehicle, falls, vehicular non-traffic, drowning, poisoning, fire and flames, suicide, homicide, and other injuries. There are specific ICD-9-CM diagnosis codes (E-codes) for each of these injuries.

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  • Cohen MM, MacWilliam L. Population Health: Health Status Indicators. Volume II: Tables and Figures. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 1994. [Full Report] (View)
  • Frohlich N, Markesteyn T, Roos NP, Carriere KC, Black C, De Coster C, Burchill CA, MacWilliam L. A Report on the Health Status, Socio-Economic Risk and Health Care Use of the Manitoba Population, 1992-93 and Overview of the 1990-91 to 1992-93 Findings. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 1994. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)