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Table 3 Cause of death categorized by type of force and location

From: Trends of homicidal deaths in central Bangkok, Thailand: a 5-year retrospective study

Cause of death Type of force Total
Gunshot wound Sharp force Blunt force Manual/ Ligature Strangulation
Head N 14 5 27* 0 46
% 31.1% 11.9% 96.4% 0.0% 38.7%
Chest N 19 21* 1 0 41
% 42.2% 50.0% 3.6% 0.0% 34.5%
Abdomen N 8 10* 0 0 18
% 17.8% 23.8% 0.0% 0.0% 15.1%
Neck N 4 6 0 4* 14
% 8.9% 14.3% 0.0% 100.0% 11.8%
Total N 45 42 28 4 119
% 37.8% 35.3% 23.5% 3.4% 100.0%
  1. *statistical significant correlation (p < 0.05)