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Injury Prevention Research Unit. 2010 ‘Non-fatal Firearm Injury, New Zealand, 1988 to 2008.’ National Injury Query System / NIQS. Dunedin: Injury Prevention Research Unit, Otago University School of Medicine. 24 October

Relevant contents

1988 to 2008: New Zealand Injury Public Hospital Discharges, Firearm, All intents, Both genders, All age groups, All regions - Number and Rate

Year of Discharge: Number of Discharges (Crude Rate per 100,000 persons)

1988: 97 (2.9)
1989: 89 (2.6)
1990: 92 (2.7)
1991: 91 (2.6)
1992: 72 (2.0)
1993: 70 (2.0)
1994: 60 (1.7)
1995: 56 (1.5)
1996: 64 (1.7)
1997: 59 (1.6)
1998: 51 (1.3)
1999: 45 (1.2)
2000: 54 (1.4)
2001: 59 (1.5)
2002: 65 (1.6)
2003: 88 (2.2)
2004: 62 (1.5)
2005: 60 (1.5)
2006: 77 (1.8)
2007: 69 (1.6)
2008: 92 (2.2)

TOTAL: 1,380 (1.8)

Reports exclude:
- those discharges as a result of readmission for an existing injury
- discharges for a length of stay in hospital of less than 24 hours
- discharges where there was not a primary diagnosis of injury
- cases of patients who died in hospital

ID: Q1202

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