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Contents:

Mortality
Homicide
Suicide
Morbidity


Classification for Mortality
X85-Y09, Y87.1, *U01-*U02 Assault (homicide)

*U01 Terrorism

Includes: Assault-related injuries resulting from the unlawful use of force or violence against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a Government, the civilian population, or any segment thereof, in furtherance of political or social objectives


*U01.0 Terrorism involving explosion of marine weapons

Depth-charge
Marine mine
Mine Not Otherwise Specified (NOS), at sea or in harbor
Sea-based artillery shell
Torpedo
Underwater blast

*U01.1 Terrorism involving destruction of aircraft

Includes: Aircraft used as a weapon

Aircraft:

  • burned
  • exploded
  • shot down

Crushed by falling aircraft

*U01.2 Terrorism involving other explosions and fragments

Antipersonnel bomb (fragments)
Blast Not Otherwise Specified (NOS)
Explosion (of):

  • Not Otherwise Specified (NOS)
  • artillery shell
  • breech-block
  • cannon block
  • mortar bomb
  • munitions being used in terrorism
  • own weapons

Fragments from:
  • artillery shell
  • bomb
  • grenade
  • guided missile
  • land-mine
  • rocket
  • shell
  • shrapnel

Mine Not Otherwise Specified (NOS)

**U01.3 Terrorism involving fires, conflagration, and hot substances

Asphyxia...
Burns...
Other injury...
} originating from fire caused directly by a fire-producing device or indirectly by any conventional weapon

Petrol bomb

Collapse of...
Fall from...
Hit by object falling from...
jump from...
} burning building or structure


Conflagration

Fire...
Melting...
Smoldering...
} of fittings or furniture


*U01.4 Terrorism involving firearms


Bullet:

  • carbine
  • machine gun
  • pistol
  • rifle
  • rubber (rifle)

Pellets (shotgun)

*U01.5 Terrorism involving nuclear weapons

Blast effects
Exposure to ionizing radiation from nuclear weapon
Fireball effects
Heat
Other direct and secondary effects of nuclear weapons

*U01.6 Terrorism involving biological weapons

Anthrax
Cholera
Smallpox

*U01.7 Terrorism involving chemical weapons

Gases, fumes, and chemicals

  • Hydrogen cyanide
  • Phosgene
  • Sarin

*U01.8 Terrorism, other specified

Lasers
Battle wounds
Piercing or stabbing object injuries
Drowned in terrorist operations Not Otherwise Specified (NOS)

*U01.9 Terrorism, unspecified

*U02 Sequelae of terrorism


X60-X84, Y87.0, *U03 Intentional self-harm (suicide)


* U03 Terrorism

*U03.0 Terrorism involving explosions and fragments

Includes: Destruction of aircraft used as a weapon

Aircraft:

  • burned
  • exploded
  • shot down

Antipersonnel bomb (fragments)
Blast NOS
Explosion (of):
  • NOS
  • artillery shell
  • breech-block
  • cannon block
  • mortar bomb
  • munitions being used in terrorism
  • own weapons

Fragments from:
  • artillery shell
  • bomb
  • grenade
  • guided missile
  • land-mine
  • rocket
  • shell
  • shrapnel

Mine NOS

*U03.9 Terrorism by other and unspecified means


Classification for Morbidity

E979  

Terrorism
Injuries resulting from the unlawful use of force or violence against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a Government, the civilian population, or any segment thereof, in furtherance of political or social objective

E979.0

Terrorism involving explosion of marine weapons
Depth-charge
Marine mine
Mine NOS, at sea or in harbor
Sea-based artillery shell
Torpedo
Underwater blast

E979.1

Terrorism involving destruction of aircraft
Aircraft used as a weapon
Aircraft:
burned
exploded
shot down
Crushed by falling aircraft

E979.2

Terrorism involving other explosions and fragments
Antipersonnel bomb (fragments)
Blast NOS
Explosion (of):
artillery shell
breech-block
cannon block
mortar bomb
munitions being used in terrorism
NOS
Fragments from:
artillery shell
bomb
grenade
guided missile
land-mine
rocket
shell
shrapnel
Mine NOS

E979.3

Terrorism involving fires, conflagration, and hot substances
Conflagration NOS
Fire NOS
Petrol bomb
Asphyxia
Burns
Other injury
Burning building or structure:
collapse of
fall from
jump from
hit by falling object in
Fire
Melting of fittings and furniture in burning
Smoldering building or structure

E979.4

Terrorism involving firearms
Bullet:
carbine
machine gun
pistol
rifle
rubber (rifle)
Pellets (shotgun)

E979.5

Terrorism involving nuclear weapons
Blast effects
Exposure to ionizing radiation from nuclear weapon
Fireball effects
Heat from nuclear weapon
Other direct and secondary effects of nuclear weapons

E979.6

Terrorism involving biological weapons
Anthrax
Cholera
Smallpox

E979.7

Terrorism involving chemical weapons
Gases, fumes, and chemicals
Hydrogen cyanide
Phosgene
Sarin

E979.8

Terrorism involving other means
Drowning and submersion
Lasers
Piercing or stabbing instruments

E979.9

Terrorism, secondary effects
Excludes late effects of injury due to terrorism

E999

Late effect of injury due to war operations and terrorism

E999.0

Late effect of injury due to war operations

E999.1

Late effect of injury due to terrorism


Source:   http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/about/otheract/icd9/appendix1.htm accessed July 27, 2006.




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