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Injuries of Undetermined Intent in New York State

The rate, per 100,000 New York residents, of deaths due to injuries of undetermined intent increased from a low of 0.9 in 1995 and 1998, to a high of 2.0 deaths in 2005 and 2006. In 2008, the rate of death dropped to 1.4 per 100,000 New Yorkers.

The rate of hospitalizations due to injuries of undetermined intent has increased from a low of 11.0 in 1998 and 1999, to a high of 25.5 hospitalizations per 100,000 New Yorkers in 2006.

Emergency department visit data has only been collected since 2005. The rate of outpatient emergency department visits due to injuries of undetermined intent increased from 47.1 in 2005, to a high of 58.7 visits in 2006. In 2008, the rate was 56.1.

Specific Statistics for Injuries of Undetermined Intent

Deaths of Undetermined Intent

Deaths, Hospitalizations and Emergency Department Visits

These charts and tables detail multi-year, statewide statistics for deaths and injuries of undetermined intent among New York State residents. Data is presented in annual frequency and rate per 100,000 New York State residents.

In addition to the mean annual frequency and rate per 100,000 New Yorkers of deaths, hospitalizations and emergency department visits in the state, these tables contain additional summary statistics: a break down of the data by age group and gender, the percent of diagnosed traumatic brain injury, the mean charge for hospitalization or emergency department visit, multiple-year cumulative charges, and average length of hospital stay.

Additional Injuries of Undetermined Intent Resources within the Department of Health

Additional resources on injuries of undetermined intent can be found on the Injury Prevention Program website within the specific topic areas or within the Prevention Agenda Toward the Healthiest State.

Contact Information

Center for Environmental Health
Bureau of Occupational Health and Injury Prevention
Empire State Plaza-Corning Tower, Room 1325
Albany, New York 12237
(518) 402-7900

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