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Table 1 Causes of toxic exposures

From: Demographics of toxic exposures presenting to three public hospital emergency departments in Singapore 2001–2003

Causation Number (% of total)
Accidental
 Industrial 747 (8.1)
 Bites and stings 1,480 (16.1)
 Others 1,422 (15.4)
Total 3,649 (39.6)
Non-accidental
 DSH 1,928 (20.9)
 Abuse and misuse, etc 3,635 (39.5)
Total 5,563 (60.4)
  1. DSH deliberate self-harm