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UK. 2000 ‘Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality - Underlying Cause, Sex and Age-group, 1999.’ Mortality Statistics: Deaths Registered in England and Wales (Series DH2: discontinued), 1999; Table 2. London: Office for National Statistics. 18 December

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Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality, 1999

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

Total Gun Homicide: 23
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.04

E965: Assault by firearms and explosives:
18 (M) / 5 (F) - 23 - 0.04
E965.0: Assault by firearms and explosives - Handgun:
1 (M) / 0 (F) - 1 - 0.00
E965.1: Assault by firearms and explosives - Shotgun:
3 (M) / 2 (F) - 5 - 0.01
E965.4: Assault by firearms and explosives - Other and unspecified firearm:
14 (M) / 3 (F) - 17 - 0.03

Total Gun Suicide: 115
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.22

E955: Suicide and self inflicted injury by firearms and explosives:
111 (M) / 4 (F) - 115 - 0.22
E955.1: Suicide and self inflicted injury by firearms and explosives - Shotgun:
71 (M) / 3 (F) - 74 - 0.14
E955.2: Suicide and self inflicted injury by firearms and explosives - Hunting rifle:
1 (M) / 0 (F) - 1 - 0.00
E955.4: Suicide and self inflicted injury by firearms and explosives - Other and unspecified firearm:
39 (M) / 1 (F) - 40 - 0.08

Total Unintentional Gun Deaths: 6
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.01

E922: Accident caused by firearm missile:
5 (M) / 1 (F) - 6 - 0.01
E922.1: Accident caused by firearm missile - Shotgun (automatic):
1 (M) / 1 (F) - 2 - 0.00
E922.8: Accident caused by firearm missile - Other:
2 (M) / 0 (F) - 2 - 0.00
E922.9: Accident caused by firearm missile - unspecified:
2 (M) / 0 (F) - 2 - 0.00

Total Undetermined Gun Deaths: 15
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.03

E985: Injury by firearms and explosives, undetermined whether accidentally or purposely inflicted:
15 (M) / 0 (F) - 15 - 0.03
E985.1: Injury by firearms and explosives, undetermined whether accidentally or purposely inflicted - Shotgun:
7 (M) / 0 (F) - 7 - 0.01
E985.4: Injury by firearms and explosives, undetermined whether accidentally or purposely inflicted - Other and unspecified firearm:
7 (M) / 0 (F) - 7 - 0.01
E985.5: Injury by firearms and explosives, undetermined whether accidentally or purposely inflicted - Explosives:
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: 51,933,500
Crude Rate per 100,000 Population = Number ÷ Population x 100,000

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