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Table 5 Results of redistribution of X59 deaths to specific external cause groups

From: Injury death certificates without specification of the circumstances leading to the fatal injury – the Norwegian Cause of Death Registry 2005–2014

  Before redistribution Number redistributed (mean [SD]) % of X59 After redistribution Change % Sensitivity (mean [SD]) Specificity (mean [SD])
Total 18,523 6440 100.0 24,963    
Road traffic accidents 2211 24.2 (1.10) 0.4 2235.2 1.1 0.60 (0.01) 0.96 (< 0.01)
Accidental falls 4218 6271.9 (2.26) 97.4 10,489.9 148.7 0.85 (0.01) 0.96 (< 0.01)
Accidental poisonings 3329 3.0 (0.00) 0.0 3332.0 0.1 0.69 (0.01) 0.99 (< 0.01)
Other accidents and events of undetermined intent 2930 27.6 (0.50) 0.4 2957.6 0.9 0.73 (0.02) 0.91 (< 0.01)
Suicide 5412 107.8 (2.34) 1.7 5519.8 2.0 0.67 (0.01) 0.84 (< 0.01)
Homicide 423 5.6 (1.17) 0.1 428.6 1.3 0.41 (0.06) 0.98 (< 0.01)
  1. Data from the Norwegian Cause of Death Registry 2005–2014
  2. Based on 1000 repetitions of multinomial logistic regression. Overall accuracy 0.71 (0.01), kappa 0.64 (0.01) (mean [SD])