North Carolina Office of the Chief Medical Examiner

N.C. OCME Annual Report 1993

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Appendix: 1993 North Carolina Medical Examiner Non-Natural Deaths by Manner and Means

Means of Death MVA Homicide Suicide Accidents Undet. Total
Air Transport       15   15
Alcohol       55   55
Alcohol and Other Poisons     2 11 1 14
Animals 2         2
Asphyxial Death   6 9 56 1 72
Barbiturates     2     2
Bicycle 34         34
Blunt Instrument   50   1 1 52
Carbon Monoxide     38 7   45
Cataclysmic Storm       4   4
Cave-in           0
Child Abuse/Neglect   23       23
Drowning 12   13 135   160
Electrocution       14   14
Explosion     1 4   5
Exposure       33   33
Fall 2 1   243   246
Falling Objects 1     46   47
Fight/Brawl   37   1   38
Fire 10 13 8 165   196
Gun   666 621 43 4 1,334
Hanging     80 7   87
Insect Stings       7   7
Jump 1   3 5   9
Lightning       1   1
Motor Vehicle 1,334 12 2 9 1 1,358
Motorcycle 100         100
Non-agricultural Machinery       13   13
Operative Procedure       33   33
Other Agricultural Machinery       3   3
All Others   1 0 6   7
Other Abuse/Neglect           0
Other Poisoning     84 108 15 207
Scald       4   4
Sharp Instrument   116 9 4 1 130
Starvation     1 1   2
Strangulation   19 1 2   22
Tractor 1     22   23
Train 16   3 22   41
Unknown   9 1 10 50 70
Water Transport       8   8
Total 1,513 953 878 1,098 74 4,516

 

 

 

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