Year Total no of autopsies Total number of deaths from violent asphyxia Percentage
2008 1798 134 7.45
2009 1986 121 6.09
2010 2045 140 6.85
2011 1974 147 7.45
Table 1: Incidence of violent asphyxia deaths in medico legal autopsies (1 January 2008-31 December 2011).