Table IXCodes for external causes of injury, from the International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification

External cause of injury categoryE code
All injuryE800–E869, E880–E929, E950–E999
 UnintentionalE800–E869, E880–E929
  Motor vehicle trafficE810–E819
  FallsE880–E886, E888
  Struck by or against objects or personsE916–E917
  Caused by cutting and piercing instruments or objectsE920
 Intentional (suicide and homicide)E950–E969, E979, E999.1
 UndeterminedE980–E989
 Other (includes legal intervention and operations of war)E970–E978, E990–E999.0

SOURCE: Recommended framework of E-code groupings for presenting injury morbidity data. Available from: http://www​.cdc.gov/injury​/wisqars/ecode_matrix.html, and the International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification. Available from: http://www​.cdc.gov/nchs/icd/icd9cm.htm.

From: Appendix II, Definitions and Methods

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