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Table 3 Count and percentage of episodes by gender and ICD Classification, 1997/8 – 2003/4

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

  Males % Females %
V90 Accident to watercraft causing drowning and submersion 46 81.8 10 18.2
V91 Accident to watercraft causing other injury 195 78.9 52 21.1
V92 Water-transport-related drowning/submersion without accident to watercraft 185 75.5 60 24.5
V93 Accident on board water craft without accident to watercraft not causing drowning or submersion 796 72.4 304 27.6
V94 Other and unspecified water transport accidents 410 76.1 129 23.9
W15 Fall from cliff 697 82.3 150 17.7
W16 Diving/jumping into water cause injury other than drowning or submersion 939 74.8 317 25.2
W65 Drowning and submersion while in bath-tub 141 53.9 121 46.1
W66 Drowning and submersion following fall into bath-tub 55 57.8 41 42.2
W67 Drowning and submersion while in swimming-pool 214 70.5 89 29.5
W68 Drowning and submersion following fall into swimming-pool 98 71.2 39 28.8
W69 Drowning and submersion while in natural water 223 83.7 43 16.3
W70 Drowning and submersion following fall into natural water 208 72.1 80 27.9
W73 Other specified drowning and submersion 118 76.9 36 23.1
W74 Unspecified drowning and submersion 556 71.5 221 28.5
X92 Assault by drowning and submersion 67 53 60 47
X38 Victim of flood 36 54.3 30 45.7
Y21 Drowning and submersion undetermined intent 48 78.7 13 21.3
Total 5006 73.7 1787 26.3