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UK. 2006 ‘Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality - Underlying Cause, Sex and Age-group, 2005.’ Mortality Statistics: Deaths Registered in England and Wales (Series DH2: discontinued), 2005; Table 2.19. London: Office for National Statistics. 19 December

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Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality, 2005

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

Total Gun Homicide: 20
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.04

X94: Assault by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge:
1 (M) / 1 (F) - 2 - 0.00
X95: Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge:
13 (M) / 5 (F) - 18 - 0.03

Total Gun Suicide: 88
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.16

X73: Intentional self-harm by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge:
37 (M) / 4 (F) - 41 - 0.08
X74: Intentional self-harm by other and unspecified firearm discharge:
47 (M) / 0 (F) - 47 - 0.09

Total Unintentional Gun Deaths: 1
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.00

W33: Rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge:
1 (M) / 0 (F) - 1 - 0.00

Total Gun Death from Undetermined Cause: 10
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.02

Y23: Rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge, undetermined intent:
6 (M) / 0 (F) - 6 - 0.01
Y24: Other and unspecified firearm discharge, undetermined intent:
3 (M) / 1 (F) - 4 - 0.01

Total Gun Death from Justifiable Shooting: 1
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.00

Y35.0: Legal intervention involving firearm discharge:
1 (M) / 0 (F) - 1 - 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: 53,575,300
Crude Rate per 100,000 Population = Number ÷ Population x 100,000

ID: Q6736

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