Table 2

 Case fatality rates in New Zealand (1992–96) and the United States (1996) and ratios of case fatality rates in NZ v the US, for drowning/submersions, poisonings, and suffocations

MechanismNew ZealandUnited StatesRatio of CFR NZ:US
FatalHospital (non-fatal)*TotalCFRFatalHospital (non-fatal)*TotalCFR
*All hospitalized injuries, regardless of Maximum Abbreviated Injury Scale Score.
†p<0.05.
Drowning/submersion550562111249%14451133762782752%0.95
    Unintentional472551102346%12416132732568948%0.95
Poisoning117716420175977%527697142017669707%0.97
    Unintentional107471048172%304743324863629608%0.26†
    Intentional self-harm100211108121108%152803341963494764%1.89†
    Undetermined595806399%6792470865387813%0.73†
Suffocation1137903204056%32243381437038646%1.22†
    Unintentional17775192819%13325334104673529%0.67†
    Intentional self-harm930121105188%1646941412061080%1.11