Carbon Monoxide Poisoning



Prevalence:


Table 1. Demographic profile of CO exposure cases for the years 1995 - 2000 from the Annual Reports of the American Association of Poison Control Centers, Toxic Exposure Surveillance System (published in the American J. Emergency Medicine).

Year .......... Number of Exposures < 6 yrs. of age 6 - 19 yrs. of age >19 yrs of age Unintentional Intentional Deaths
1995 19,253 2,655 3,147 10,500 18,797 394 47
1996 22,154 3,029 3,814 12,220 21,694 396 30
1997 20,930 3,116 3,530 11,869 20,445 396 37
1998 17,480 2,319 2,792 10,516 17,005 418 31
1999 17,006 2,180 2,852 10,137 16,614 330 35
2000 17,174 2,246 3,205 11,340 16,718 369 25





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