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Scotland. 2000 ‘Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality - Underlying Cause, Sex and Age-group, 1999.’ Mortality Statistics: Deaths Registered in Scotland, 1999; Section 6, Table 6.4, pp. 111-112. Edinburgh: General Register Office for Scotland. 20 July

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Table 6.4: Deaths, By Sex, Age and Cause, 1999

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

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

E965: Assault by firearms and explosives:
6 (M) / 1 (F) - 7 - 0.14

Total Gun Suicide: 14
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.28

E955: Suicide and self inflicted injury by firearms and explosives:
14 (M) / 0 (F) - 14 - 0.28

Total Undetermined Gun Deaths: 4
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.09

E985: Injury by firearms and explosives, undetermined whether accidentally or purposely inflicted:
4 (M) / 0 (F) - 4 - 0.09

*Excludes deaths under 28 days for individual causes
**Total and Rate calculated from GRO Scotland data by GunPolicy.org
Cited mid-year population, Scotland: 5,071,950
Crude Rate per 100,000 Population = Number ÷ Population x 100,000

ID: Q6804

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