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UK. 2002 ‘Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality - Underlying Cause, Sex and Age-group, 2001.’ Mortality Statistics: Deaths Registered in England and Wales (Series DH2: discontinued), 2001; Table 2.19. London: Office for National Statistics. 17 December

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Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality, 2001

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

Total Gun Homicide: 31
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.06

X94: Assault by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge:
2 (M) / 5 (F) - 7 - 0.01
X95: Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge:
22 (M) / 2 (F) - 24 - 0.05

Total Gun Suicide: 93
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.18

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:
47 (M) / 3 (F) - 50 - 0.10
X74: Intentional self-harm by other and unspecified firearm discharge:
42 (M) / 0 (F) - 42 - 0.08

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

W33: Rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge:
1 (M) / 0 (F) - 1 - 0.00
W34: Discharge from other and unspecified firearms:
1 (M) / 0 (F) - 1 - 0.00

Total Gun Death from Undetermined Cause: 7
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.01

Y23: Rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge, undetermined intent:
5 (M) / 1 (F) - 6 - 0.01
Y24: Other and unspecified firearm discharge, undetermined intent:
1 (M) / 0 (F) - 1 - 0.00

*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: 52,360,000
Crude Rate per 100,000 Population = Number ÷ Population x 100,000

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