About CO Poisoning Data

About Our Carbon Monoxide Data

Our carbon monoxide poisoning data come from emergency department visits and hospitalizations.

The carbon monoxide data include:

  • Count and rate of health outcome (carbon monoxide poisoning)
  • State and county of residence
  • Year of hospitalization or emergency department visit

Our carbon monoxide poisoning data do not include:

  • Out-of-state residents whose illness occurred in Tennessee
  • Tennessee residents whose illness occurred out-of-state
  • Counts less than 10 per county per year