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Table 2 Frequency and percentage of deaths through pharmaceutical poisoning by intent for all Australia and each state or territory, 2001–2013

From: Exploring coronial determination of intent for poisoning-related deaths in Australia, 2001–2013

Location Intent Classificationa χ2 (df)
Unintentional Intentional Undetermined
n % n % n %  
All Australia 9951 55.9 5331 29.9 2534 14.2  
States
 NSW 3020 57.6 1529 29.2 693 13.2 404.60 (14)****
 VIC 2473 56.4 1116 25.5 793 18.1  
 QLD 1718 52.4 1178 35.9 386 11.8  
 SA 664 48.5 366 26.8 338 24.7  
 WA 1479 59.7 835 33.7 165 6.7  
 TAS 299 51.6 179 30.7 102 17.6  
 NT 121 56.0 62 28.7 33 15.3  
 ACT 177 66.3 66 24.7 24 9.0  
  1. ****p < 0.0001
  2. a‘Other’ intent not reported