Sharing NC DETECT Data with Non-NC DETECT Users

June 4, 2018

The emergency department (ED) data in NC DETECT are collected by the NC Division of Public Health Communicable Disease Branch under NC State Statute. Please keep confidentiality in mind when sharing NC DETECT information with partners outside of the health … Continued

Winter Weather Injuries

February 28, 2018

NC DETECT tracks emergency department visits for injuries using a variety of ICD-9/19-CM and keyword-based reports.  Graphs below are from the Winter Weather Injuries report which is a keyword-based report.  The graphs show ED visit trends by date as well … Continued

Motor Vehicle Crashes

January 11, 2018

There are several new motor vehicle crash indicators now available on NC DETECT. Bicyclist (traffic-related and traffic/nontraffic-related) Motor vehicle traffic-related Pedestrian crashes (traffic-related and traffic/nontraffic-related. These join existing reports available for motorcycle (on-road and on-road/off-road), and off-road/all-terrain vehicle (ATV) crashes. … Continued

ED Visits for Snakebites

August 3, 2017

NC DETECT tracks ED visits for snakebites based on a case definition that looks for mention of snakebites in the chief complaint or triage notes OR a diagnosis (ICD-10-CM code) of a snakebite. The complete definition is available on the … Continued

Drowning/Near Drowning Surveillance

July 21, 2017

The graph below developed by KJ Harmon displays ED visits from 2016 and 2017 that were captured by the NC DETECT “syndrome” for drowning / near drowning. †Syndrome is based on a combination of keywords and ICD-10-CM codes. ‡Weekly count … Continued