Year: 2010 Source: Turkish Journal of Trauma & Emergency Surgery, v.16, no.2, (2010), p.139-143 SIEC No: 20100602

This article describes the characteries of lethal injuries due to electrocution. 945 cases in Bulgaria, occurring during the period 1965-2006, were reviewed – 351 cases of electrocution were identified. The average age of victims was 35.25 years. Most deaths occurred among males. Suicides accounted for 7.41 percent of deaths. (22 refs.)