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UK. 1999 ‘Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality - Underlying Cause, Sex and Age-group, 1998.’ Mortality Statistics: Deaths Registered in England and Wales (Series DH2: discontinued), 1998; Table 3, pp. 174-177. London: Office for National Statistics. 1 December

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Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality, 1998

ICD-9 Code1 Underlying cause*: All Ages (M/F) - Total** - Rate**

Total Gun Homicide: 10
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.02

E965: Assault by firearms and explosives:
10 (M) / 0 (F) - 10 - 0.02

Total Gun Suicide: 107
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.21

E955: Suicide and self inflicted injury by firearms and explosives:
105 (M) / 2 (F) - 107 - 0.21
E955.1: Suicide and self inflicted injury by firearms and explosives - Shotgun:
59 (M) / 0 (F) - 59 - 0.11
E955.4: Suicide and self inflicted injury by firearms and explosives - Other and unspecified firearm:
44 (M) / 2 (F) - 46 - 0.09

Total Undetermined Gun Deaths: 18
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.03

E985: Injury by firearms and explosives, undetermined whether accidentally or purposely inflicted:
17 (M) / 1 (F) - 18 - 0.03
E985.4: Injury by firearms and explosives, undetermined whether accidentally or purposely inflicted - Other and unspecified firearm:
10 (M) / 0 (F) - 10 - 0.02

*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: 51,720,100
Crude Rate per 100,000 Population = Number ÷ Population x 100,000

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