North Carolina Office of the Chief Medical Examiner

N.C. OCME Annual Report 1992

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Appendix: 1992 North Carolina Medical Examiner Non-Natural Deaths by Manner and Means

MEANS OF DEATH MVA HOMICIDE SUICIDE ACCIDENTS UNDET. TOTAL
Air Transport       34   34
Alcohol       44   44
Alcohol and Other Poisons     7 8 1 16
Animals       5   5
Asphyxial Death   6 5 45 1 57
Barbiturates      2     2
Bicycle 22     3   25
Blunt Instrument   52   1 1 54
Carbon Monoxide     34 5   39
Cataclysmic Storm          2    2
Cave-in          3    3
Child Abuse/Neglect    20          20
Drowning 15 3 9 126 2 155
Electrocution          10    10
Explosion       1 4    5
Exposure    1    21    22
Fall 1       223    224
Falling Objects          33    33
Fight/Brawl    12       1

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Fire 7 7 11 175    200
Gun    548 632 43 2 1,225
Hanging    1 75 7    83
Insect Stings          1    1
Jump       7 2    9
Lightning          1    1
Motor Vehicle 1,247 4 2       1,253
Motorcycle 68                     68
Non-Agricultural Machinery    1    19    20
Operative Procedure          33    33
Other Agricultural Machinery          10    10
All Others
Other Abuse/Neglect                      
Other Poisoning      1 93 73 7 174
Scald                          
Sharp Instrument    141 9 2    152
Strangulation    16 1       17
Tractor          25    25
Train 21       18 1 40
Unknown    16 1 16 90 123
Water Transport          3    3
Total 1,381 829 889 995 106 4,200

 

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