Table 1

Demographic characteristics of the EID and trauma (a subset of EID) groups, for all, avoidable and non-avoidable deaths from 2012 to 2015

CategoryEIDsAvoidable EIDNon-avoidable EIDTrauma deathsAvoidable trauma deathsNon-avoidable trauma deaths
Total26010415618978111
Age group
  Older (>65 years)19 (7.3%)12 (11%)7 (4.5%)12 (6%)9 (11%)3 (2.7%)
  Mid-age (50–64 years)27 (10%)10 (9.6%)17 (11%)20 (11%)8 (10%)12 (11%)
  Adult (15–49 years)188 (72%)74 (71%)114 (73%)143 (76%)57 (73%)86 (78%)
  Child (5–14 years)14 (5.4%)4 (3.8%)10 (6.4%)7 (3.7%)1 (1.3%)6 (5.4%)
  Under 5 (1–4 years)10 (3.8%)3 (2.9%)7 (4.5%)5 (2.6%)2 (2.6%)3 (2.7%)
  Infant (1–11 months)1 (0.4%)01 (0.6%)1 (0.5%)01 (0.9%)
  Neonate (<28 days)1 (0.4%)1 (1.0%)01 (0.5%)1 (1.3%)0
Sex
  Male198 (76%)75 (72%)123 (79%)147 (78%)59 (76%)88 (79%)
  Female62 (24%)29 (28%)33 (21%)42 (22%)19 (24%)23 (21%)
  • EID, external injury death.