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WHO. 2011. ‘Inter-country Comparison of Mortality for Selected Cause of Death – Total Firearm Death.’ European Detailed Mortality Database (DMDB). Copenhagen: World Health Organisation Regional Office for Europe. 15 September.

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Inter-country Comparison of Mortality for Selected Cause of Death - Total Firearm Death

Firearm-related ICD-10 Codes1 include:
- Unintentional handgun discharge (W32)
- Unintentional rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge (W33)
- Unintentional discharge from other and unspecified firearms (W34)
- Intentional self-harm by handgun discharge (X72)
- Intentional self-harm by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge (X73)
- Intentional self-harm by other and unspecified firearm discharge (X74)
- Assault by handgun discharge (X93)
- Assault by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge (X94)
- Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge (X95)
- Handgun discharge, undetermined intent (Y22)
- Rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge, undetermined intent (Y23)
- Other and unspecified firearm discharge, undetermined intent (Y24)

Country (Year): Number of deaths (crude rate per 100,000 population) - percent of all deaths

Austria (2010): 247 (2.9448) - 0.32%
Azerbaijan (2007): 6 (0.0699) - 0.0119%
Belgium (2006): 256 (2.427) - 0.2557%
Bulgaria (2011): 99 (1.3472) - 0.0914%
Croatia (2010): 133 (3.0106) - 0.2553%
Cyprus (2010): 7 (0.8336) - 0.1376%
Czech Republic (2010): 185 (1.759) - 0.1731%
Denmark (2006): 79 (1.4537) - 0.1431%
Estonia (2010): 34 (2.537) - 0.2154%
Finland (2010): 195 (3.6358) - 0.383%
France (2009): 1,864 (3.0001) - 0.347%
Georgia (2009): 68 (1.5416) - 0.1458%
Germany (2010): 903 (1.1045) - 0.1052%
Hungary (2009): 85 (0.8481) - 0.0652%
Iceland (2009): 4 (1.253) - 0.1998%
Ireland (2010): 46 (1.0316) - 0.1696%
Israel (2009): 139 (1.8569) - 0.3602%
Italy (2009): 769 (1.2776) - 0.1307%
Kyrgyzstan (2010): 55 (1.0096) - 0.152%
Latvia (2010): 32 (1.4292) - 0.1064%
Lithuania (2010): 53 (1.6125) - 0.1258%
Luxembourg (2009): 9 (1.808) - 0.2486%
Malta (2010): 9 (2.1635) - 0.299%
Montenegro (2009): 54 (8.5506) - 0.9206%
Netherlands (2010): 76 (0.4574) - 0.0559%
Norway (2010): 87 (1.7794) - 0.2099%
Poland (2010): 98 (0.2566) - 0.0259%
Portugal (2010): 188 (1.7682) - 0.177%
Republic of Moldova (2011): 37 (1.0393) - 0.0943%
Romania (2010): 42 (0.196) - 0.0162%
Serbia (2010): 284 (3.895) - 0.2752%
Slovakia (2010): 95 (1.7492) - 0.1778%
Slovenia (2010): 50 (2.4399) - 0.2687%
Spain (2010): 288 (0.6251) - 0.0754%
Sweden (2010): 138 (1.4715) - 0.1525%
TFYR Macedonia (2010): 38 (1.8491) - 0.1988%
United Kingdom (2010): 155 (0.2508) - 0.0276%
Uzbekistan (2005): 179 (0.6841) - 0.1273%

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