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Table 1 Incidence and mortality rates by cause of injury (Level 3) and by European sub-region with 95% uncertainty interval, 2019

From: The burden of injury in Central, Eastern, and Western European sub-region: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease 2019 Study

Cause of injury Mortality rate (per 100,000) Incidence rate (per 100,000)
Central Europe Eastern Europe Western Europe Central Europe Eastern Europe Western Europe
All causes of injury 37.9 (33.5 – 42.4) 80.1 (71.4 – 89.2) 26.7 (25.0 – 28.0) 22,527.5 (20,338.1 – 24,899.4) 18,983.2 (17,294.7 – 20,783.7) 12,313 (11,049.4 – 13,738.9)
Road injuries 7.9 (7.0 – 9.0) 13.3 (11.9 – 15) 4.9 (4.7 – 5.1) 1901 (1632 – 2194) 2600 (2123 – 3143) 522 (447 – 612)
Other transport injuries 1.1 (1.0 – 1.2) 1.4 (1.2 – 1.6) 0.5 (0.5 – 0.6) 52.2 (40.1 – 67.0) 53.4 (40.9 – 69.4) 35.7 (27.7 – 46.5)
Falls 8.0 (7.0 – 9.0) 6.40 (5.8 – 7.1) 7.4 (6.5 – 7.9) 6674.5 (5642.8 – 7824.9) 6026.2 (5047.2 – 7185.2) 5841.7 (4886.3 – 6998.5)
Drowning 1.7 (1.5 – 2.0) 5.1 (4.6 – 5.7) 0.65 (0.6 – 0.7) 12.5 (10.5 – 15.1) 15.8 (13.1 – 19.0) 5.5 (4.5 – 6.6)
Fire, heat, and hot substances 0.9 (0.8 – 1.0) 3.5 (3.1 – 3.9) 0.4 (0.4 – 0.5) 302.0 (227.6 – 375.7) 258.0 (195.0 – 324.3) 164.9 (122.2 – 208.1)
Poisonings 0.5 (0.5 – 0.5) 3.08 (2.7 – 3.4) 0.15 (0.14 – 0.15) 151.5 (110.2 – 203.5) 128.5 (95.1 – 170.3) 73.8 (54.5 – 96.9)
Exposure to mechanical forces 0.8 (0.7 – 0.9) 1.7 (1.5 – 1.9) 0.4 (0.4 – 0.4) 8863.7 (6999.5 – 10,903.4) 5198.7 (4121.1 – 6310.7) 2841.4 (2155.9 – 3547.8)
Adverse effects of medical treatment 0.7 (0.5 – 0.8) 0.7 (0.5 – 0.9) 1.0 (0.9 – 1.1) 333.9 (271.1 – 403.2) 241.5 (195.2 – 296.4) 205.8 (169.1 – 251.6)
Animal contact 0.09 (0.08 – 0.1) 0.14 (0.12 – 0.16) 0.04 (0.04 – 0.04) 916.0 (695.6 – 1250.8) 716.4 (543.5 – 979.6) 275.8 (207.7 – 381.0)
Foreign body 1.5 (1.3 – 1.7) 3.5 (3.1 – 3.9) 1.3 (1.2 – 1.4) 924.6 (758.8 – 1151.5) 1042.1 (846.1 – 1310.5) 674.8 (555.7 – 832.4)
Other unintentional injuries 0.7 (0.6 – 0.8) 1.8 (1.6 – 2.0) 0.2 (0.2 – 0.2) 1741.3 (1362.0 – 2166.2) 1481.4 (1170.8 – 1829.2) 1245.7 (957.5 – 1573.1)
Self-harm 11.5 (10.0 – 13.2) 23.05 (20.2 – 26.9) 8.5 (8.1 – 8.9) 80.8 (71.9 – 90.9) 161.1 (133.9 – 196.1) 67.6 (61.2 – 75.5)
Interpersonal violence 1.5 (1.3 – 1.6) 11. 7 (10.4 – 13.2) 0.75 (0.7 – 0.8) 531.8 (408.0 – 661.4) 757.8 (588.6 – 939.2) 294.4 (220.2 – 371.7)
Exposure to forces of nature 0.04 (0.04 – 0.05) 0.00 (0.00 – 0.00) 0.00 (0.00 – 0.00) 0.00 (0.00 – 0.00) 0.00 (0.00 – 0.00) 0.1 (0.1 – 0.2)
Environmental heat and cold exposure 0.8 (0.7 – 0.9) 4.5 (4.0 – 5.1) 0.36 (0.34 – 0.39) 41.3 (32.7 – 53.1) 280.7 (221.8 – 356.7) 62.9 (44.7 – 88.5)
Conflict and terrorism 0.00 (0.00 – 0.00) 0.12 (0.11 – 0.13) 0.00 (0.00 – 0.00) 0.00 (0.00 – 0.00) 19.4 (15.7 – 23.3) 0.4 (0.3 – 0.5)
Police conflict and executions 0.01 (0.01 – 0.01) 0.07 (0.06 – 0.08) 0.01 (0.01 – 0.01) 0.00 (0.00 – 0.00) 1. 9 (2.4 – 1.4) 0.00 (0.00 – 0.00)