Section X92-Y09Assault


  • homicide
  • injuries inflicted by another person with intent to injure or kill, by any means


  • injuries due to legal intervention (Y35.-)
  • injuries due to operations of war (Y36.-)
  • injuries due to terrorism (Y38.-)
  1. Y08 Assault by other specified means

    The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from category Y08

    • A - initial encounter
    • D - subsequent encounter
    • S - sequela
    1. Y08.0 Assault by strike by sport equipment

      1. Y08.01 Assault by strike by hockey stick

      2. Y08.02 Assault by strike by baseball bat

      3. Y08.09 Assault by strike by other specified type of sport equipment

    2. Y08.8 Assault by other specified means

      1. Y08.81 Assault by crashing of aircraft

      2. Y08.89 Assault by other specified means

Abbreviations used here:

NEC Not elsewhere classifiable
This abbreviation in the Tabular List represents “other specified”. When a specific code is not available for a condition, the Tabular List includes an NEC entry under a code to identify the code as the “other specified” code.

NOS Not otherwise specified
This abbreviation is the equivalent of unspecified.