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UK. 2008 ‘Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality - Underlying Cause, Sex and Age-group, 2006.’ Mortality Statistics: Deaths Registered in England and Wales, 2006; Table 5.19. London: Office for National Statistics. 19 March

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Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality, 2006

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

Total Gun Homicide: 43
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.08

X93: Assault by handgun discharge:
1 (M) / 0 (F) - 1 - 0.00
X94: Assault by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge:
3 (M) / 2 (F) - 5 - 0.01
X95: Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge:
32 (M) / 5 (F) - 37 - 0.07

Total Gun Suicide: 110
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.20

X72: Intentional self-harm by handgun discharge:
1 (M) / 0 (F) - 1 - 0.00
X73: Intentional self-harm by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge:
58 (M) / 3 (F) - 61 - 0.11
X74: Intentional self-harm by other and unspecified firearm discharge:
47 (M) / 1 (F) - 48 - 0.09

Total Unintentional Gun Deaths: 3
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.01

W32: Handgun discharge:
1 (M) / 0 (F) - 1 - 0.00
W34: Discharge from other and unspecified firearms:
2 (M) / 0 (F) - 2 - 0.00

Total Gun Death from Undetermined Cause: 12
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.02

Y23: Rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge, undetermined intent:
3 (M) / 0 (F) - 3 - 0.01
Y24: Other and unspecified firearm discharge, undetermined intent:
9 (M) / 0 (F) - 9 - 0.02

Total Gun Death from Justifiable Shooting: 2
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.00

Y35.0: Legal intervention involving firearm discharge:
2 (M) / 0 (F) - 2 - 0.00

*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: 53,950,900
Crude Rate per 100,000 Population = Number ÷ Population x 100,000

ID: Q6727

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