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Table 4 Count and annual episode age specific and all age standardised rate per 100,000 by ICD Code 1997/8 – 2003/4

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

   Age 0–14 Age 15–59 Age 60+ All ages
   n % n % n % n %
V90 Accident to watercraft causing drowning and submersion   7 0.34 42 1.07 7 0.85 56 0.82
  Rate 0.01   0.02   0.01   0.02  
  95%Interval (0 – 0.04)   (0.01 – 0.04)   (0 – 0.03)   (0.01 – 0.03)  
V91 Accident to watercraft causing other injury   22 1.08 206 5.24 19 2.31 247 3.64
  Rate 0.04   0.12   0.03   0.09  
  95%Interval (0 – 0.08)   (0.08 – 0.15)   (0 – 0.07)   (0.06 – 0.11)  
V92 Water-transport-related drowning/submersion without accident to watercraft   21 1.03 177 4.50 47 5.71 245 3.61
  Rate 0.04   0.10   0.08   0.08  
  95%Interval (0 – 0.08)   (0.06 – 0.14)   (0.02 – 0.13)   (0.06- 0.11)  
V93 Accident on board water craft without accident to watercraft not causing drowning or submersion   46 2.26 821 20.87 233 28.31 1100 16.19
  Rate 0.08   0.46   0.38   0.37  
  95%Interval (0.02 – 0.14)   (0.38 – 0.54)   (0.26 – 0.5)   (0.31 – 0.42)  
V94 Other and unspecified water transport accidents   27 1.33 468 11.90 44 5.35 539 7.93
  Rate 0.05   0.26   0.07   0.19  
  95%Interval (0 – 0.09)   (0.2 – 0.32)   (0.02 – 0.12)   (015 – 0.22)  
W15 Fall from cliff   160 7.85 627 15.94 60 7.29 847 12.47
  Rate 0.29   0.35   0.10   0.30  
  95%Interval (0.18 – 0.4)   (0.28 – 0.42)   (0.04 – 0.16)   (0.25 – 0.35)  
W16 Diving/jumping into water cause injury other than drowning or submersion   331 16.25 844 21.46 81 9.84 1256 18.49
  Rate 0.59   0.47   0.13   0.45  
  95%Interval (0.44 – 0.75)   (0.4 – 0.55)   (0.06 – 0.2)   (0.39 – 0.51)  
W65 Drowning and submersion while in bath-tub   209 10.26 28 0.71 25 3.04 262 3.86
  Rate 0.38   0.02   0.04   0.10  
  95%Interval (0.25 – 0.5)   (0 – 0.03)   (0 – 0.08)   (0.07 – 0.13)  
W66 Drowning and submersion following fall into bath-tub   54 2.65 12 0.31 30 3.65 96 1.41
  Rate 0.10   0.01   0.05   0.03  
  95%Interval (0.03 – 0.16)   (0 – 0.02)   (0.01 – 0.09)   (0.02- 0.05)  
W67 Drowning and submersion while in swimming-pool   225 11.05 67 1.70 11 1.34 303 4.46
  Rate 0.40   0.04   0.02   0.12  
  95%Interval (0.27 – 0.53)   (0.02 – 0.06)   (0 – 0.04)   (0.9 – 0.15)  
W68 Drowning and submersion following fall into swimming-pool   105 5.15 24 0.61 8 0.97 137 2.02
  Rate 0.19   0.01   0.01   0.05  
  95%Interval (0.1 – 0.28)   (0 – 0.03)   (0 – 0.04)   (0.03 – 0.07)  
W69 Drowning and submersion while in natural water   82 4.03 146 3.71 38 4.62 266 3.92
  Rate 0.15   0.08   0.06   0.09  
  95%Interval (0.07 – 0.23)   (0.05 – 0.11)   (0.01 – 0.11)   (0.07 – 0.12)  
W70 Drowning and submersion following fall into natural water   133 6.53 101 2.57 54 6.56 288 4.24
  Rate 0.24   0.06   0.09   0.10  
  95%Interval (0.14 – 0.34)   (0.03 – 0.08)   (0.03 – 0.15)   (0.07 – 0.13)  
W73 Other specified drowning and submersion   118 5.79 28 0.71 8 0.97 154 2.27
  Rate 0.21   0.02   0.01   0.06  
  95%Interval (0.12 – 0.31)   (0 – 0.03)   (0 – 0.04)   (0.04 – 0.08)  
W74 Unspecified drowning and submersion   402 19.73 279 7.09 96 11.66 777 11.44
  Rate 0.72   0.16   0.16   0.28  
  95%Interval (0.55 – 0.9)   (0.11 – 0.2)   (0.08 – 0.23)   (0.23 – 0.33)  
X38 Victim of flood   71 3.49 16 0.41 40 4.86 127 1.87
  Rate 0.13   0.01   0.07   0.04  
  95%Interval (0.05 – 0.2)   (0 – 0.02)   (0.02 – 0.11)   (0.03 – 0.06)  
X92 Assault by drowning and submersion   9 0.44 23 0.58 34 4.13 66 0.97
  Rate 0.02   0.01   0.06   0.02  
  95%Interval (0 – 0.04)   (0 – 0.03)   (0.01 – 0.1)   (0.01 – 0.03)  
Y21 Drowning and submersion undetermined intent   15 0.74 24 0.61 22 2.67 61 0.90
  Rate 0.03   0.01   0.04   0.02  
  95%Interval (0 – 0.06)   (0 – 0.03)   (0 – 0.07)   (0.01 – 0.03)  
Total   2037 100.0 3933 100.0 823 100.0 6793 100.0
  Rate 3.66   2.21   1.34   2.39  
  95%Interval (3.27 – 4.05)   (2.04 – 2.38)   (1.12 – 1.57)   (2.25 – 2.53)