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UK. 2005 ‘Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality - Underlying Cause, Sex and Age-group, 2004.’ Mortality Statistics: Deaths Registered in England and Wales (Series DH2: discontinued), 2004; Table 2.19. London: Office for National Statistics. 16 December

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Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality, 2004

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

Total Gun Homicide: 18
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.03

X94: Assault by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge:
4 (M) / 1 (F) - 5 - 0.01
X95: Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge:
12 (M) / 1 (F) - 13 - 0.02

Total Gun Suicide: 81
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.15

X73: Intentional self-harm by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge:
40 (M) / 1 (F) - 41 - 0.08
X74: Intentional self-harm by other and unspecified firearm discharge:
38 (M) / 2 (F) - 40 - 0.08

Total Unintentional Gun Deaths: 2
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.00

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

Total Gun Death from Undetermined Cause: 13
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:
7 (M) / 0 (F) - 7 - 0.01

*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: 53,152,000
Crude Rate per 100,000 Population = Number ÷ Population x 100,000

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