Term: Injury Resulting in Hospitalization or Death

Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2008-06-11


Counts of hospitalizations or death due to injury include any inpatient hospitalization with an injury diagnosis or any death with an injury cause of death. Injuries were defined by ICD-9 E-codes in the cause of death field from death records from Vital Statistics or ICD-9-CM E-codes from any of the 16 diagnosis fields in hospital abstract data.

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