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Scotland. 2006 ‘Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality - Underlying Cause, Sex and Age-group, 2005.’ Mortality Statistics: Deaths Registered in Scotland, 2005; Table 6.4. Edinburgh: General Register Office for Scotland. 1 August

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Table 6.4: Deaths, By Sex, Age and Cause, 2005

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

Total Gun Homicide: 7
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.14

X94: Assault by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge:
2 (M) / 0 (F) - 2 - 0.04
X95: Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge:
5 (M) / 0 (F) - 5 - 0.10

Total Gun Suicide: 11
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.22

X73: Intentional self-harm by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge:
7 (M) / 0 (F) - 7 - 0.14
X74: Intentional self-harm by other and unspecified firearm discharge:
4 (M) / 0 (F) - 4 - 0.08

Total Gun Death from Undetermined Cause: 1
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.02

Y23: Rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge, undetermined intent:
1 (M) / 0 (F) - 1 - 0.02

*Excludes deaths under 28 days for individual causes
**Total and Rate calculated from GRO Scotland data by GunPolicy.org
Cited mid-year population, Scotland: 5,094,800
Crude Rate per 100,000 Population = Number ÷ Population x 100,000

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