Term: Injury Mortality

Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2008-11-17


Death due to injury, as defined by the presence of one of the ICD-9 E-Codes or ICD-10 V, W, X, Y-Codes as the cause of death from the Vital Statistics Mortality Registry Data, except those for misadventures, reactions, complications, or adverse effects of medical, surgical or pharmaceutical treatments. See the External Cause of Injury Codes and Categories concept for more information on these exclusions.

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