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UK. 2010 ‘Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality - Underlying Cause, Sex and Age-group, 2009.’ Mortality Statistics: Deaths Registered in England and Wales, 2009; Table 5.19. London: Office for National Statistics. 26 October

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Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality, 2009

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

Total Gun Homicide: 20
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.04

X94: Assault by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge:
1 (M) / 1 (F) - 2 - 0.00
X95: Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge:
15 (M) / 3 (F) - 18 - 0.03

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

X73: Intentional self-harm by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge:
41 (M) / 1 (F) - 42 - 0.08
X74: Intentional self-harm by other and unspecified firearm discharge:
39 (M) / 3 (F) - 42 - 0.08

Total Unintentional Gun Deaths: 11
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.02

W33: Rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge:
5 (M) / 0 (F) - 5 - 0.01
W34: Discharge from other and unspecified firearms:
5 (M) / 1 (F) - 6 - 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: 3
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.01

Y35.0: Legal intervention involving firearm discharge:
3 (M) / 0 (F) - 3 - 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: 55,235,300
Crude Rate per 100,000 Population = Number ÷ Population x 100,000

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