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Table 1 Count and percentage of episodes, occupied bed days and average length of stay by ICD Classification, 1997/8 – 2003/4

From: Water incident related hospital activity across England between 1997/8 and 2003/4: a retrospective descriptive study

ICD 10 Code Episodes % Bed days % Average length of stay
V90 Accident to watercraft causing drowning and submersion 56 0.8 102 0.3 1.9
V91 Accident to watercraft causing other injury 247 3.6 1223 3.8 5.3
V92 Water-transport-related drowning/submersion without accident to watercraft 245 3.6 895 2.8 3.8
V93 Accident on board water craft without accident to watercraft not causing drowning or submersion 1100 16.2 4872 15.1 4.6
V94 Other and unspecified water transport accidents 539 7.9 2007 6.2 3.8
W15 Fall from cliff 847 12.5 5644 17.5 7.0
W16 Diving/jumping into water cause injury other than drowning or submersion 1256 18.5 8262 25.6 6.7
W65 Drowning and submersion while in bath-tub 262 3.9 795 2.5 3.2
W66 Drowning and submersion following fall into bath-tub 96 1.4 439 1.4 4.9
W67 Drowning and submersion while in swimming-pool 303 4.5 489 1.5 1.7
W68 Drowning and submersion following fall into swimming-pool 137 2.0 499 1.5 3.8
W69 Drowning and submersion while in natural water 266 3.9 1125 3.5 4.7
W70 Drowning and submersion following fall into natural water 288 4.2 1102 3.4 4.2
W73 Other specified drowning and submersion 154 2.3 653 2.0 4.6
W74 Unspecified drowning and submersion 777 11.4 2731 8.5 3.9
X38 Victim of flood 127 1.9 884 2.7 7.6
X92 Assault by drowning and submersion 66 1.0 239 0.7 5.1
Y21 Drowning and submersion undetermined intent 61 0.9 559 1.7 11.9
Total 6793 100.0 32,520 100.0 5.0