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Northern Ireland. 1997 ‘Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality - Underlying Cause, Sex and Age-group, 1996.’ Mortality Statistics: Deaths Registered in Northern Ireland, 1996; Table 6.4, pp. 137-138. Belfast: Northern Ireland Assembly. 1 December

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Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality, 1996

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

Total Gun Homicide: 33
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 1.97

E965: Assault by firearms and explosives:
27 (M) / 6 (F) - 33 - 1.97

Total Gun Suicide: 15
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.90

E955: Suicide and self inflicted injury by firearms and explosives:
15 (M) / 0 (F) - 15 - 0.90

Total Unintentional Gun Deaths: 2
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.12

E922: Accident caused by firearm missile:
2 (M) / 0 (F) - 2 - 0.12

Total Undetermined Gun Deaths: 2
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.12

E985: Injury by firearms and explosives, undetermined whether accidentally or purposely inflicted:
2 (M) / 0 (F) - 2 - 0.12

*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: 1,671,300
Crude Rate per 100,000 Population = Number ÷ Population x 100,000

ID: Q6761

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