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TBI Mortality by Mechanism, 2001-2005
Table 8: TBI Mortality by Mechanism and Intent
Mechanism of TBI-
Related Death
Adverse
effects
Homicide
Legal
intervention
or war
Suicide
Undetermined
Unintentional
Total
Percent of
Mechanisms
of Death
Firearm
20
2 293 1
7
323 34.5%
Motor vehicle
1
1
277
279 29.8%
Fall
6 2 202
210 22.4%
Other
14
1 1 23
37
76
8.1%
Other transport
23
23
2.5%
Struck by or against
2
6
8
0.9%
Pedestrian
6
6
0.6%
Machinery
4
4
0.4%
Natural/environment
3
3
0.3%
Drowning
2
2
0.2%
Pedal cyclist
1
1
0.1%
Cut/pierce
1
1
0.1%
Adverse effects
1
1
0.1%
Total
1
38
3 301 26 568 937
Percent of Total
Intent 0.1 4.1
0.3
32.1
2.8 60.6