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UK. 1998 ‘Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality - Underlying Cause, Sex and Age-group, 1997.’ Mortality Statistics: Deaths Registered in England and Wales (Series DH2: discontinued), 1997; Table 3, pp. 172-175. London: Office for National Statistics. 1 December

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Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality, 1997

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

Total Gun Homicide: 28
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.05

E965: Assault by firearms and explosives:
22 (M) / 6 (F) - 28 - 0.05
E965.4: Assault by firearms and explosives - Other and unspecified firearm:
17 (M) / 5 (F) - 22 - 0.04

Total Gun Suicide: 106
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.21

E955: Suicide and self inflicted injury by firearms and explosives:
98 (M) / 8 (F) - 106 - 0.21
E955.1: Suicide and self inflicted injury by firearms and explosives - Shotgun:
44 (M) / 6 (F) - 50 - 0.10
E955.4: Suicide and self inflicted injury by firearms and explosives - Other and unspecified firearm:
53 (M) / 2 (F) - 55 - 0.11

*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: 51,559,600
Crude Rate per 100,000 Population = Number ÷ Population x 100,000

ID: Q6818

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