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Table 1 Overview of the cases extracted from the cause of death registers in Scandinavia

From: Accidents and undetermined deaths: re-evaluation of nationwide samples from the Scandinavian countries

Manner and cause of death (ICD-10 codes) Norway Sweden Denmark
n n n
Suicides (X60–84, Y87.0) 200 200 200
Accidents 200 200 199
 Traffic accidents (V01–99)a 29 34 45
 Accidental poisoning (X40–49) 129 70 104
 Accidental drowning (W65–74) 16 21 21
 Accidental fire and flame (X00–09) 26 15 29b
 Undetermined intent (Y10–34, Y87.2) 0 60 0
Natural deaths 200 200 200
 Mental and behavioural disorders due to psychoactive substance use (F10–19) 155 149 59
 Schizophrenia, schizotypal and delusional disorders (F20–29) 19 14 31
 Mood (affective) disorders (F30–39) 24 37 51
 Disorders of adult personality and behaviour (F60–69) 2 0 0
 Ill-defined and unknown causes of mortality (R96–99) 0 0 59
Total number of cases 600 600 599
  1. aThe Norwegian and Swedish datasets included a selection of traffic accidents (ICD-10: V43–45.5, V47–48.5, V49.4), while the Danish dataset included all traffic accidents (ICD-10: V01–99 (V01–99). In the Danish dataset, 14 cases were within the same selection of traffic accidents as in the Norwegian and Swedish datasets (i.e., V43–45.5, V47–48.5, V49.4)
  2. bOne male was excluded because of age under 18 years