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UK. 2008 ‘Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality - Underlying Cause, Sex and Age-group, 2007.’ Mortality Statistics: Deaths Registered in England and Wales, 2007; Table 5.19. London: Office for National Statistics. 20 November

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Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality, 2007

ICD-10 Code1 Underlying cause*: All Ages (M/F) - Total** - Rate**

Total Gun Homicide: 3
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.01

X94: Assault by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge:
1 (M) / 2 (F) - 3 - 0.01

Total Gun Suicide: 84
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.15

X72: Intentional self-harm by handgun discharge:
1 (M) / 0 (F) - 1 - 0.00
X73: Intentional self-harm by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge:
41 (M) / 3 (F) - 44 - 0.08
X74: Intentional self-harm by other and unspecified firearm discharge:
37 (M) / 2 (F) - 39 - 0.07

Total Unintentional Gun Deaths: 2
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.00

W34: Discharge from other and unspecified firearms:
2 (M) / 0 (F) - 2 - 0.00

Total Gun Death from Undetermined Cause: 9
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.02

Y23: Rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge, undetermined intent:
1 (M) / 0 (F) - 1 - 0.00
Y24: Other and unspecified firearm discharge, undetermined intent:
8 (M) / 0 (F) - 8 - 0.01

*Excludes deaths under 28 days for individual causes
**Total and Rate calculated from ONS data by GunPolicy.org
Cited mid-year population, England and Wales: 54,387,400
Crude Rate per 100,000 Population = Number ÷ Population x 100,000

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