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Table 3 Causes of death by treatment level and sex

From: Five-year mortality after acute poisoning treated in ambulances, an Emergency outpatient clinic and hospitals in Oslo

  Ambulance Outpatient clinic Hospital Total
  Males Total Males Total Males Total Males Total
  N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)
Accident 40 (9) 54 (8) 22 (5) 28 (4) 11 (4) 19 (3) 73 (7) 101 (5)
Cardiovascular 14 (3) 17 (2) 12 (3) 14 (2) 9 (3) 13 (2) 34 (3) 44 (2)
Suicide 5 (1) 7 (1) 2 (<0.5) 6 (1) 7 (2) 19 (3) 14 (1) 32 (2)
Cancer 6 (1) 9 (1) 7 (2) 10 (2) 5 (2) 8 (1) 18 (1) 27 (1)
Other 20 (4) 25 (4) 25 (6) 28 (4) 11 (3) 28 (4) 56 (5) 81 (4)
Total 85 (19) 112 (16) 68 (16) 86 (13) 43 (14) 87 (12) 196 (17) 285 (14)
  1. Among the suicides, 17 (53%) were by poisoning and 10 (31%) were by hanging.
  2. Other included 20 patients dying of alcohol or opioid dependence.
  3. Causes of death in 2045 patients treated for acute poisoning in Oslo in 2003.