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Table 2 Most common causes of admissions due to poisonings reported in the 2009–2011 period

From: Poisonings in Poland reported to the Polish National Health Fund in the years 2009–2011

ICD-10 code Year 2009–2011
N (% of column)
2009
N (% of column)
2010
N (% of column)
2011
N (% of column)
T51.0 Ethanol 21,283 (24.9%) 19,471 (22.9%) 21,422 (25.6%) 62,176 (24.4%)
T51.9 Alcohol, unspecified or T51 partially coded 22,739 (26.6%) 17,975 (21.1%) 18,984 (22.7%) 59,698 (23.5%)
T58 Carbon monoxide 5064 (5.9%) 7151 (8.4%) 4964 (5.9%) 17,179 (6.8%)
T42.4 Benzodiazepines 3671 (4.3%) 3552 (4.2%) 3117 (3.7%) 10,340 (4.1%)
T45.5 Anticoagulants 2316 (2.7%) 2440 (2.9%) 3220 (3.8%) 7976 (3.1%)
T50.9 Other and unspecified drugs, medicaments and biological substances 1314 (1.5%) 1473 (1.7%) 1293 (1.5%) 4080 (1.6%)
T42.6 Other antiepileptic and sedative hypnotic drugs 1379 (1.6%) 1433 (1.7%) 1243 (1.5%) 4055 (1.6%)
T63.4 Venom of other arthropods 1023 (1.2%) 901 (1.1%) 1152 (1.4%) 3076 (1.2%)
T39.3 Other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs 966 (1.1%) 979 (1.2%) 982 (1.2%) 2927 (1.2%)
All admissions (T36-T65) 85,391 (100%) 85,223 (100%) 83,777 (100%) 254,391 (100%)