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Northern Ireland. 2003 ‘Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality - Underlying Cause, Sex and Age-group, 2002.’ Mortality Statistics: Deaths Registered in Northern Ireland, 2002; Table 6.4, p. 151. Belfast: Northern Ireland Assembly. 5 December

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Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality, 2002

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

Total Gun Homicide: 3
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.18

X95: Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge:
3 (M) / 0 (F) - 3 - 0.18

Total Gun Suicide: 15
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.88

X72: Intentional self-harm by handgun discharge:
2 (M) / 0 (F) - 2 - 0.12
X73: Intentional self-harm by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge:
6 (M) / 0 (F) - 6 - 0.35
X74: Intentional self-harm by other and unspecified firearm discharge:
7 (M) / 0 (F) - 7 - 0.41

*Excludes deaths under 28 days for individual causes
**Total and Rate calculated by GunPolicy.org from population estimate at: http://www.nisra.gov.uk/population_clock/ClockText.html
Cited NISRA mid-year population, Northern Ireland: 1,697,500
Crude Rate per 100,000 Population = Number ÷ Population x 100,000

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