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Table 1 Age-standardized death rates per 100,000 residents for several external causes of death and proportion of all external deaths categorized as due to events of undetermined intent (EUI) among select industrialized nations, 2000–2011

From: A method for reclassifying cause of death in cases categorized as “event of undetermined intent”

Nation Years Cause of death (rates per 100,000 residents) EUI % share of all external causes
All external causes Non-Transport accident Suicide Homicide EUI
Australia 2001–2011 35.5 13.7 10.3 1.1 1.2 3.4
Austria 2002–2011 40.9 14.8 14.0 0.7 1.3 3.3
Belgium 2003–2009 49.5 17.9 17.2 1.3 1.8 3.7
Canada 2000–2009 39.4 15.4 10.8 1.5 1.7 4.4
Czech Republic 2000–2011 54.6 25.3 13.4 1.0 3.5 6.4
Denmark 2000–2011 37.6 16.7 10.5 0.9 2.2 5.9
Finland 2000–2011 67.0 35.3 18.8 2.2 1.6 2.4
France 2000–2009 49.5 21.5 15.8 0.7 0.8 1.5
Germany 2000–2011 30.9 10.2 10.5 0.6 2.2 7.1
Hungary 2000–2011 68.9 28.7 23.6 1.9 1.3 1.9
Italy 2003, 2006–2010 28.2 12.1 5.4 0.9 0.1 0.4
Netherlands 2000–2011 27.2 11.0 8.6 1.0 0.4 1.3
Norway 2000–2011 41.3 22.1 11.1 0.9 0.1 0.2
Poland 2000–2011 60.9 23.2 14.7 1.4 6.0 9.8
Romania 2000–2010 59.1 27.9 11.8 2.8 1.2 2.1
Russia 2000–2011 186.2 82.2 29.1 20.8 28.0 15.1
Spain 2000–2011 30.2 11.7 6.6 0.9 0.2 0.6
Sweden 2000–2010 38.7 16.4 11.8 1.0 3.1 8.0
United Kingdom 2001–2010 28.1 11.9 6.5 0.4 3.3 11.8
United States 2000–2010 54.9 20.0 11.0 6.0 1.6 2.9
  1. Note: We used the European population standard (World Health Organization, European health for all database, [http://data.euro.who.int/hfadb/]) and we include in the table data only for nation-years in which the ICD-10 was used. For Russia, information is based on vital statistics data available online at http://www.demogr.nes.ru/index.php/en/demogr_indicat/data_description. For all other nations, information is based on the WHO Mortality Database that is available online at http://www.who.int/healthinfo/mortality_data/en/