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MANNER OF DEATH

Data Element: MANNER OF DEATH
Definition: A coded representation of the manner of death.
Standard of Verification: None
Data Type: AN
Field Size: 1
Field Format: 1AN
Originating Teams: Law Enforcement
User Teams: Corrections, Courts and Law Enforcement
Tables / Codes: A - Accidental
E - Execution (Court-Ordered)
H - Homicide
N - Natural Cause
S - Suicide
U - Unknown
Comments: None
Page Info: DATE STANDARD ESTABLISHED: 09/97