External Cause – Activity Code for sport Kabaddi

Created Dec2019

Query

What would the best activity code be for the sport ‘Kabaddi’?
The Wikipedia article https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kabaddi gives a good summary.
Suggested code is U61.8 Activity, Other specified combative sport

 Response

Kabaddi is a contact team sport and does not involve a ball, bat or stick etc.  Therefore, U61.8 Activity, Other specified combative sport is the most appropriate activity code to assign. 
Use free text to specify the type of sport.

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