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UK. 2004 ‘Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality - Underlying Cause, Sex and Age-group, 2003.’ Mortality Statistics: Deaths Registered in England and Wales (Series DH2: discontinued), 2003; Table 2.19. London: Office for National Statistics. 17 December

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Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality, 2003

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:
2 (M) / 3 (F) - 5 - 0.01
X95: Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge:
13 (M) / 0 (F) - 13 - 0.02

Total Gun Suicide: 102
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.19

X72: Intentional self-harm by handgun discharge:
3 (M) / 0 (F) - 3 - 0.01
X73: Intentional self-harm by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge:
47 (M) / 3 (F) - 50 - 0.09
X74: Intentional self-harm by other and unspecified firearm discharge:
49 (M) / 0 (F) - 49 - 0.09

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

W33: Rifle, shotgun and larger firearm 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: 9
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.02

Y22: Handgun discharge, undetermined intent:
1 (M) / 0 (F) - 1 - 0.00
Y23: Rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge, undetermined intent:
3 (M) / 0 (F) - 3 - 0.01
Y24: Other and unspecified firearm discharge, undetermined intent:
4 (M) / 1 (F) - 5 - 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: 52,863,200
Crude Rate per 100,000 Population = Number ÷ Population x 100,000

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