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Table B. Injury and Poisoning Episode Inclusion Criteria by Year: National Health Interview Survey, 1997-present

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Inclusion Criteria
Year First Second Third
1997 Each injury and/or poisoning episode must have required medical advice or treatment Each injury and/or poisoning episode must have occurred within 99 days or four months of the interview Injury file: Each episode must have at least one injury classified according to the nature-of-injury codes 800-959 or 980-999 in the Ninth Revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9-CM)
Poisoning file:
1998 Same as 1997 Each injury and/or poisoning episode must have occurred within 104 days or four months of the interview Same as 1997
1999 Same as 1997 Each injury and/or poisoning episode must have occurred within 105 days or four months of the interview Same as 1997
2000 Same as 1997 Same as 1998 Each episode must have at least one injury condition or poisoning classified according to the nature-of-injury codes 800-999 in the Ninth Revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9-CM)
2001 Same as 1997 Same as 1998 Same as 2000
2002 Same as 1997 Same as 1998 Same as 2000
2003 Same as 1997 Same as 1998 Same as 2000
2004 Each injury and/or poisoning episode was serious enough that a medical professional was consulted Each injury and/or poisoning episode must have reportedly occurred during the past 3 months based on responses to family level questions FIJ.010_01 to FIJ.028_00.000 Each episode must have at least one injury condition or poisoning classified according to the nature-of-injury codes 800-909.2, 909.4, 909.9, 910-994.9, 995.5-995.59, and 995.80-995.85 in the Ninth Revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9-CM)
2005 Same as 2004 Same as 2004 Each episode must have at least one injury condition or poisoning classified according to the nature-of-injury codes 800-909.2, 909.4, 909.9, 910-994.9, 995.5-995.59, and 995.80-995.85 in the Ninth Revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9-CM) and one external cause of injury code of E800-E848, E850-E869.9, E880-E929.9, or E950-E999
2006-present Same as 2004 Same as 2004 Same as 2005

* Inclusion criteria are the conditions (required medical attention, occurred with a certain period of time, and consisted of specified ICD-9-CM nature-of-injury codes and/or external cause codes) an injury or poisoning episode must meet to be included in the appropriate files.