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UK. 2011 ‘Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality - Underlying Cause, Sex and Age-group, 2010.’ Mortality Statistics: Deaths Registered in England and Wales, 2010; Table 5.19. London: Office for National Statistics. 28 October

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Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality, 2010

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

Total Gun Homicide: 28
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.05

X94: Assault by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge:
5 (M) / 1 (F) - 6 - 0.01
X95: Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge:
18 (M) / 4 (F) - 22 - 0.04

Total Gun Suicide: 83
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.15

X73: Intentional self-harm by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge:
43 (M) / 1 (F) - 44 - 0.08
X74: Intentional self-harm by other and unspecified firearm discharge:
39 (M) / 0 (F) - 39 - 0.07

Total Unintentional Gun Deaths: 8
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.01

W33: Rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge:
3 (M) / 0 (F) - 3 - 0.01
W34: Discharge from other and unspecified firearms:
5 (M) / 0 (F) - 5 - 0.01

Total Gun Death from Undetermined Cause: 8
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.01

Y23: Rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge, undetermined intent:
4 (M) / 0 (F) - 4 - 0.01
Y24: Other and unspecified firearm discharge, undetermined intent:
4 (M) / 0 (F) - 4 - 0.01

Total Gun Death from Justifiable Shooting: 4
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.01

Y35.0: Legal intervention involving firearm discharge:
3 (M) / 1 (F) - 4 - 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: 55,692,400
Crude Rate per 100,000 Population = Number ÷ Population x 100,000

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