Table 4

Distributon of E code group with and without the fully restrictive selection procedure* for discharges with principal diagnosis of injury, 1998

E codeDescriptionFully restrictiveAll discharges% Fully restrictive
*1st admission only, excluding day patients, excluding medical procedures.
800–807Railway accidents91275
810–819Motor vehicle traffic accidents4972648477
820–825Motor vehicle non-traffic accidents884108482
826–829Other road vehicle accidents1704207882
830–838Water transport accidents17521681
840–845Air and space transport accidents597183
846–848Vehicle accidents not elsewhere classifiable354381
850–858Accidental poisoning by drugs, medicinal substances and biologicals842127166
860–869Accidental poisoning by other solid and liquid substances, gases, and vapours41764764
870–876Misadventures to patients during surgical and medical care0900
878–879Surgical and medical procedures as the cause of abnormal reaction of patient or later complication without mention of misadventure at the time of procedure0111980
880–888Accidental falls165972032582
890–899Accidents caused by fire and flames23933272
900–909Accidents due to natural and environmental factors76699677
910–915Accidents caused by submersion, suffocation, and foreign bodies682117058
916–928Other accidents106651439574
929Late effects of accidental injury206929
930–949Drugs, medicinal and biological substances causing adverse effects in therapeutic use06110
950–959Suicide and self inflicted injury2499333075
960–969Homicide and injury purposely inflicted by other persons1657286758
970–978Legal intervention111573
980–989Injury undetermined whether accidentally or purposely inflicted8711874
990–999Injury resulting from operations of war11100
No valid E code537670
800–999 Total 42374 67499 63