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TABLE C-18
1997 VERMONT RESIDENT DEATHS
 DUE TO AN EXTERNAL CAUSE
                                                           DEATHS DUE TO
                                            AN EXTERNAL CAUSE OF DEATH BY NATURE OF INJURY
                    
                                                        EXTERNAL CAUSES OF DEATH
                                                                                                         OTHER
                                                  MOTOR VEHICLE     OTHER                               EXTERNAL
NATURE OF INJURY #                                    INJURY        INJURY     SUICIDE     HOMICIDE      CAUSE
---------------------------------------------     -------------     ------     -------     --------     --------   

FRACTURE, SPRAIN & DISLOCATION                          20            41          0           0             0
INTRACRANIAL INJURY                                     39            31          3           1             2
INTERNAL INJURY                                         30            11          1           3             0
OPEN WOUND & INJURY TO BLOOD VESSELS                     6            10         55          13             3
SUPERFICIAL INJURY                                       4             2          0           0             0
EFFECTS OF FOREIGN BODY                                  0            11          0           0             0
BURNS                                                    0             9          0           0             0
INJURY TO NERVES & SPINAL CORD                           2             3          0           0             0
POISONING                                                0            15         17           0             8
TOXIC EFFECTS OF NONMEDICINAL SUBSTANCE                  0            13         12           0             0
LATE EFFECTS OF INJURY, POISONING, & TOXICS              0             1          0           0             1
TRAUMATIC COMPLICATION & UNSPECIFIED INJURY             45            15          2           1             0
OTHER INJURY                                             2            23         11           1             0

TOTAL DEATHS DUE TO AN EXTERNAL CAUSE *                 76           123         73          11             8
                    
                    
* DOES NOT SUM TO TOTAL BECAUSE A GIVEN EXTERNAL CAUSE MAY HAVE MORE THAN ONE NATURE OF INJURY MENTIONED.
# SEE APPENDIX D FOR COMPLETE INJURY CLASSIFICATION AND CODES.

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