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Proportion of Gun Death in Armed Conflict
Definition and Selection Criteria

The reported, or estimated proportion or rate of deaths resulting directly from armed conflict which involve a firearm.

Such estimates are commonly made in relation to a limited period of armed conflict. Extrapolation to a longer time frame can be problematic.

Where the rate is calculated by, a matched population estimate is also cited.

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