A person for whom abuse of alcohol or drugs played a significant part in their being missing.

By Terrain

Male Female Other Total
Crag / Broken Ground 3 0 1 4
Farmland 12 4 0 16
Moorland / Upland 3 2 0 5
Not Specified 1 1 0 2
Plantation (dense) 2 0 0 2
Urban 11 0 2 13
Water Margin 3 1 0 5
Woodland / Parkland 7 0 0 7
Total: 42 8 3 54

By Outcome

n %
No Trace 3 5.6%
Unhurt 21 38.9%
Unknown 8 14.8%
Minor Injury 7 13.0%
Fatality 14 25.9%
Serious Injury 1 1.9%

By Location Found

n
DITCH 1
Habitation 19
Linear Feature 1
Not Found 6
Open Ground 5
Travel Aid 8
Trees 7
Water 7

Distance From IPP (Km)

10% 0 Km
20% 0 Km
30% 0.4 Km
40% 0.5 Km
50% 0.8 Km
60% 1 Km
70% 2 Km
80% 4.3 Km
90% 7.7 Km
100% 45 Km

The distances from the IPP at which persons in this category who were missing in farmland were found were significantly greater than the distances at which they were found in other terrain types.

Possible Scenarios

Based on the information given above, some of the following comments will probably occur in the most likely scenarios for missing persons in this category. In practice, the search manager should not rule out other plausible scenarios.

  • The missing person is likely to be found alive (70% of incidents)
  • The missing person is likely to be found in a building (47% of incidents)
  • For incidents in farmland, the missing person is likely to be found further than 0.5 km from the IPP (83% of incidents)
  • For incidents in other types of terrain, the missing person is likely to be found within 3 km of the IPP (83% of incidents)
Category Information from 2011 Study

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