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Overview of ICD 9 and 10 codes

These are the standard definitions the Safe and Active Communities (SAC) Branch uses in creating data tables from hospital discharge and death certificate data.  All years of hospital discharge data are coded using ICD-9.  Starting in 1999, death certificates were coded using ICD-10 cause codes.

Additional information on ICD-10 (death data) coding can be found at: 

Additional information on ICD-9 (Emergency Department and Hospital Discharge Data) coding can be found at:

Cause of Injury Definition Codes

The SAC Branch developed these groups by making modest changes to CDC's recommended cause groupings for ICD-9 and ICD-10. See CDC's webpages on ICD-9 and ICD-10 codes for additional information on CDC's cause definitions. 

Cause of InjuryICD-9 E-CodesICD-10 UVWXY Codes
Unintentional - Burn, Fire/Flame890-891(.0-.9)X00-X09
 892X00-X09
 893(.0-.9)X00-X09
 894-899X00-X09
Unintentional - Burn, Hot Object/Substance924(.0-.9)X10-X19
Unintentional - Cut/Pierce920(.0-.9)W25-W29
 920(.0-.9)W45
Unintentional - Drowning/Submersion830(.0-.9)W65-W74
 832(.0-.9)W65-W74
 910(.0-.9)W65-W74
Unintentional - Fall880-881(.0-.9)W00-W19
 882W00-W19
 883-884(.0-.9)W00-W19
 885, 885(.1-.9)W00-W19
 886(.0-.9)W00-W19
 888W00-W19
Unintentional - Firearms922(.0-.3), 922.8, 922.9W32-W34
Unintentional - Machinery919(.0-.9)W24
  W30-W31
Unintentional - Motor Vehicle Traffic, Occupant810-819(.0,.1)V30-V79(.4-.9)
 810-819(.0,.1)V83-V86(.0-.3)
Unintentional - Motor Vehicle Traffic, Motorcyclist810-819(.2,.3)V20-V28(.3-.9)
 810-819(.2,.3)V29(.4-.9)
Unintentional - Motor Vehicle Traffic, Bicyclist810-819(.6)V12-V14(.3-.9)
 810-819(.6)V19(.4-.6)
Unintentional - Motor Vehicle Traffic, Pedestrian810-819(.7)V02-V04(.1,.9)
 810-819(.7)V09.2
Unintentional - Motor Vehicle Traffic, Other810-819(.4,.5,.8)V80(.3-.5), V81.1, V82.1
Unintentional - Motor Vehicle Traffic, Unspecified810-819(.9)V87(.0-.8)
 810-819(.9)V89.2
Unintentional - Bicyclist, Other800-807(.3)V10-V11(.0-.9)
 820-825(.6)V12-V14(.0-.2)
 826(.1,.9)V15-V18(.0-.9)
 827-829(.1)V19(.0-.3,.8,.9)
Unintentional - Pedestrian, Other800-807(.2)V01(.0-.9)
 820-825(.7)V02-V04(.0)
 826-829(.0)V05-V06(.0-.9)
  V09(.0,.1,.3,.9)
Unintentional - Transport, Other800-807(.0,.1,.8,.9)V20-V28(.0-.2)
 820-825(.0-.5,.8,.9)V29(.0-.3)
 826(.2-.8)V30- V79(.0-.3)
 827-829(.2-.9)V80(.0-.2,.6-.9)
 831(.0-.9)V81-V82(.0,.2-.9)
 833-845(.0-.9)V83-V86(.4-.9)
  V87.9
  V88(.0-.9)
  V89(.0,.1,.3,.9)
  V90-V99
Unintentional - Natural/Environmental900-902(.0-.9)W42-W43
 903W53-W64
 904-906(.0-.9)W92-W99
 907X20-X39
 908-909(.0-.9)X51-X57
 928(.0-.2) 
Unintentional - Overexertion927X50
Unintentional - Poisoning850(.0-.9)X40-X49
 851 
 852-866(.0-.9) 
 867 
 868-869(.0-.9) 
Unintentional - Struck by Object916W20-W22
 917(.0-.9)W50-W52
Unintentional - Suffocation911-912W75-W84
 913(.0-.9) 
Unintentional - Other846-848W23
 887W35-W41
 914-915W44
 918W49
 921(.0-.9)W85-W91
 922.4, 922.5X58-X59
 923(.0-.9) 
 925-926(.0-.9) 
 928(.3,.8-.9) 
Self-Inflicted/Suicide - Cut/Pierce 956X78
Self-Inflicted/Suicide - Firearm955(.0-.4)X72-X74
Self-Inflicted/Suicide - Hanging/Suffocation953(.0-.9)X70
Self-Inflicted/Suicide - Jump957(.0-.9)X80-X81
 958 
Self-Inflicted/Suicide - Poisoning950-952(.0-.9)X60-69
Self-Inflicted/Suicide - Other954U03.0, U03.9
 955(.5-.9)X71, X75-X77
 958(.1-.9)X79
  X82-X84
Assault/Homicide - Abuse and Neglect967(.0-.9)Y06(.0-.9)
 968.4Y07(.0-.9)
Assault/Homicide - Blunt Object968.2Y00
Assault/Homicide - Cut/Pierce966X99
Assault/Homicide - Fight, Unarmed960Y04
Assault/Homicide - Firearm965(.0-.4)U01.4, X93-X95
Assault/Homicide - Other960.1U01(.0-.3, .5-.9), U02       
 961X85-X92, X96-X98
 962(.0-.9)Y01-Y03
 963-964Y05
 965(.5-.9)Y08-Y09
 968(.0-.1,.3,.7,.5-.9) 
 979(.0-.9) 
Legal Intervention/War970-976Y35-Y36(.0-.9)
 978 
 990-991(.0-.9) 
 992-996 
 997(.0-.9) 
 998 
Undetermined Intent980-983(.0-.9)Y10-Y34
 984 
 985(.0-.7) 
 986 
 987-988(.0-.9) 
Late Effects929(.0-.9)Y85(.0-.9)
 959Y86
 969Y87(.0-.2)
 977Y89(.0-.9)
 989-999(.0-.1) 

Special Definitions used in Selected Injury Topics

These are definitions and criteria used in the Selected Injury Topics section of EpiCenter that are used independently of the detailed cause of injury codes. (For example, "Motor Vehicle Traffic-Drivers Only" is a subset of a single category.)

Cause of InjuryICD-9 E-CodesICD-10 VWXY Codes
Abuse of Females by Their Spouse or Partner (Introduced October 1996)967.3Only on EpiCenter for hospitalization and ED data. See CalEVDRS for data on homicide by spouse or partner.
Motor Vehicle Traffic, Drivers Only810-819(.0) (and Age>=16)V30-V34(.5), V35-V38(.5), V39.4, V40-V44(.5), V45-V48(.5), V49.4, V50-V54(.5), V55-V58(.5), V59.4, V60-V64(.5), V65-V68(.5), V69.4, V70-V74(.5), V75-V78(.5), V79.4, V83-V86(.0)   (and Age>=16)

Categories and ICD Codes Used in Alcohol/Drug Consequences Query (updated 10/2016)

These are the categories and ICD codes used in the Alcohol/Drug Consequences section of EpiCenter.

Alcohol and Drug CategoriesDeaths - Specific ICD-10 codes for drugs with abuse potentialHospital & ED - Specific ICD-9-CM codes for drugs with abuse potential 
Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD)E24.4, F10.0, F10.1-F10.9, F11.0-F11.9, F12.0-F12.9, F13.0-F13.9, F14.0-F14.9, F15.0-F15.9, F16.0-F16.9, F19.0-F19.9, G31.2, G62.1, G72.1, I42.6, K29.2, K70.0, K70.1, K70.2, K70.3, K70.4, K70.9, K85.2, K86.0, O35.4, P04.3, P04.4, P96.1, Q86.0, X40-X44, X45, X60-X64, X65, X85,  Y10-Y14,  Y15, T40.0-T40.9, T42.3, T42.4, T42.6, T43.3, T43.6291.0-291.5, 292.0, 303.00-303.03, 304.0-304.9, 305.00-305.03, 305.2-305.9, 357.5, 425.5, 535.30, 535.31, 571.0-571.3, 648.30-648.34, 760.71, 760.72, 760.73, 760.75, 779.5, 790.3, 965.00-965.02, 965.09, 967, 969.4, 969.6, 969.7, 970.81, 980.0, 980.1, E850.0-E850.2, E851, E852, E853.2, E854.1, E854.2, E860.0-E860.2, E860.9, E950.1, E950.2, E980.1, E980.2
AOD Physical DiseaseE24.4, G31.2, G62.1, G72.1, I42.6, K29.2, K70.0, K70.1, K70.2, K70.3, K70.4, K70.9, K85.2, K86.0, O35.4, P04.3, P04.4, P96.1, Q86.0357.5, 425.5, 535.30, 535.31, 571.0-571.3, 648.30-648.34, 760.71
AOD Mental DisorderF10.1-F10.9, F11.1-F11.9, F12.1-F12.9, F13.1-F13.9, F14.1-F14.9, F15.1-F15.9, F16.1-F16.9, F19.1-F19.9291.0-291.5, 291.81, 291.89, 291.9, 292.0, 303.00-303.03, 304.0, 304.9, 305.00-305.03, 305.2-305.9
AOD PoisoningF10.0, F11.0, F12.0, F13.0, F14.0, F15.0, F16.0, F19.0, X40-X44, X45, X60-X64, X65, X85, Y10-Y14, Y15, T40.0-T40.9, T42.3, T42.4, T42.6, T43.3, T43.6, 648.30-648.34, 760.72, 760.73, 760.75, 779.5, 790.3, 965.00-965.02, 965.09, 967, 969.4, 969.6, 969.7, 970.81, 980.0, 980.1, E850.0-E850.2, E851, E852, E853.2, E854.1, E854.2, E860.0, E860.2, E860.9, E950.1, E950.2, E980.1, E980.2
AlcoholE24.4, F10.0, F10.1-F10.9, G31.2, G62.1, G72.1, I42.6, K29.2, K70.0, K70.1, K70.2, K70.3, K70.4, K70.9, K85.2, K86.0, O35.4, P04.3, Q86.0, X45, X65, Y15291.0-291.5, 303.00-303.03, 305.00-305.03, 357.5, 425.5, 535.30, 535.31, 571.0-571.3, 760.71, 790.3, 980.0, 980.1, E860.0-E860.2, E860.9
     Alcohol Physical DiseaseE24.4, G31.2, G62.1, G72.1, I42.6, K29.2, K70.0, K70.1, K70.2, K70.3 K70.4, K70.9, K85.2, K86.0, O35.4, P04.3, Q86.0357.5, 425.5, 535.30, 535.31, 571.0-571.3, 760.71
     Alcohol Mental DisorderF10.1-F10.9291.0-291.5, 291.81, 291.89, 291.9, 303.00-303.03, 305.00-305.03
     Alcohol PoisoningF10.0, X45, X65, Y15790.3, 980.0, 980.1, E860.0, E860.2, E860.9
Other DrugsF11.0-F11.9, F12.0-F12.9, F13.0-F13.9, F14.0-F14.9, F15.0-F15.9, F16.0-F16.9, F19.0-F19.9, P04.4, P96.1, X40-X44, X60-X64, X85, Y10-Y14,  T40.0-T40.9, T42.3, T42.4, T42.6, T43.3, T43.6292.0, 304.0-304.9, 305.2-305.9, 648.30-648.34, 760.72, 760.73, 760.75, 779.5, 965.00-965.02, 965.09, 967, 969.4, 969.6, 969.7, 970.81, E850.0-E850.2, E851, E852, E853.2, E854.1, E854.2, E950.1, E950.2, E980.1, E980.2
Drug Mental DisorderF11.1-F11.9, F12.1-F12.9, F13.1-F13.9, F14.1-F14.9, F15.1-F15.9, F16.1-F16.9, F19.1-F19.9292.0, 304.0, 304.9, 305.2-305.9
Drug PoisoningF11.0, F12.0, F13.0, F14.0, F15.0,F 16.0, F19.0, P04.4, P96.1, X40-X44, X60-X64, X85, Y10-Y14, T40.0-T40.9, T42.3, T42.4, T42.6, T43.3, T43.6648.30-648.34, 760.72, 760.73, 760.75, 779.5, 965.00-965.02, 965.09, 967, 969.4, 969.6, 969.7, 970.81, E850.0-E850.2, E851, E852, E853.2, E854.1, E854.2, E950.1, E950.2, E980.1, E980.2
Specific Substances Poisoning Only for DeathsAll Consequences for Hospital & ED
OpioidsF11.0, T40.0-T40.4, T40.6, 304.0, 304.7, 305.5, 965.00-965.02, 965.09, E850.0-E850.2
MethadoneT40.3965.02, E850.1*
Other Pharmaceutical DrugsT40.2, T40.4 
HeroinT40.1965.01, E850.0*
Other Illegal NarcoticsT40.0, T40.6 
Prescription OpioidsT40.2-T40.4 
Other Opioids 304.0, 304.7, 305.5, 965.00, 965.09, E850.2*
SedativesF13.0, T42.3, T42.4, T42.6, T43.3,304.1, 305.4, 967, 969.4, E851, E852, E853.2, E950.1, E950.2, E980.1, E980.2
CocaineF14.0, T40.5304.2, 305.6, 760.75, 970.81
CannabisF12.0, T40.7304.3, 305.2
AmphetaminesF15.0, T43.6304.4, 305.7
HallucinogensF16.0, T40.8,T40.9304.5, 305.3, 760.73
Unspecified/Mixed 292.0, 304.6, 304.8, 304.9, 305.8, 305.9, 648.30-648.34, 760.72, 779.5, E854.1, E854.2, 969.6, 969.7
* Coming soon to the Alcohol/Drug Consequences query 

 

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