North Carolina Office of the Chief Medical Examiner

N.C. OCME Annual Report 1994

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Appendix: 1994 North Carolina Medical Examiner Non-Natural Deaths by Manner and Means

Means of Death MVA Homicide Suicide Accidents Undet. Total
Air transport       94   94
Alcohol       44   44
Alcohol and Other Poisons     4 13 1 18
Animals 6     1   7
Asphyxial Death   3 5 51   14
Barbiturates   1 2     3
Bicycle 23 1       24
Blunt Instrument   58   1 1 60
Carbon Monoxide     38 7 2 47
Cataclysmic Storm       1   1
Cave-in       1   1
Child Abuse / Neglect   19       19
Drowning 5 2 7 105 2 121
Electrocution       13   13
Explosion     1 6   7
Exposure   1   19   20
Fall 2 3   288   293
Falling Objects       34   34
Fight / Brawl   20       20
Fire 3 9 4 170 2 188
Gun   611 660 33 4 1,308
Hanging   1 96 5   102
Insect Stings       3   3
Jump     2 1   3
Lightning       2   2
Motor Vehicle 1,401 2 1 14 1 1,419
Motorcycle 73         73
Non-agricultural Machinery       14   14
Operative Procedure       33   33
Other Agricultural Machinery       4   4
All Others     2 7   9
Other Abuse / Neglect           0
Other Poisoning   1 80 113 5 201
Scald   1       1
Sharp Instrument   125 12 6   143
Strangulation   14 1 1   16
Tractor 2     18   20
Train 12   2 32 1 47
Unknown   4   8 40 52
Water Transport       5   5
Total 1,527 876 917 1,148 59 4,527

 

 

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