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UK. 2001 ‘Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality - Underlying Cause, Sex and Age-group, 2000.’ Mortality Statistics: Deaths Registered in England and Wales (Series DH2: discontinued), 2000; Table 2. London: Office for National Statistics. 17 December

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Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality, 2000

ICD-9 Code1 Underlying cause*: All Ages (M/F) - Total** - Rate**

Total Gun Homicide: 29
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.06

E965: Assault by firearms and explosives:
23 (M) / 6 (F) - 29 - 0.06
E965.1: Assault by firearms and explosives - Shotgun:
6 (M) / 1 (F) - 7 - 0.01
E965.4: Assault by firearms and explosives - Other and unspecified firearm:
17 (M) / 5 (F) - 22 - 0.04

Total Gun Suicide: 107
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.20

E955: Suicide and self inflicted injury by firearms and explosives:
100 (M) / 7 (F) - 107 - 0.20
E955.0: Suicide and self inflicted injury by firearms and explosives - Handgun:
2 (M) / 0 (F) - 2 - 0.00
E955.1: Suicide and self inflicted injury by firearms and explosives - Shotgun:
54 (M) / 4 (F) - 58 - 0.11
E955.4: Suicide and self inflicted injury by firearms and explosives - Other and unspecified firearm:
43 (M) / 3 (F) - 46 - 0.09
E955.9: Suicide and self inflicted injury by firearms and explosives - unspecified:
1 (M) / 0 (F) - 1 - 0.00

Total Unintentional Gun Deaths: 11
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.02

E922: Accident caused by firearm missile:
11 (M) / 0 (F) - 11 - 0.02
E922.0: Accident caused by firearm missile - Handgun:
2 (M) / 0 (F) - 2 - 0.00
E922.1: Accident caused by firearm missile - Shotgun (automatic):
3 (M) / 0 (F) - 3 - 0.01
E922.3: Accident caused by firearm missile - Military firearms:
2 (M) / 0 (F) - 2 - 0.00
E922.8: Accident caused by firearm missile - Other:
1 (M) / 0 (F) - 1 - 0.00
E922.9: Accident caused by firearm missile - Unspecified:
3 (M) / 0 (F) - 3 - 0.01

Total Undetermined Gun Deaths: 15
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.03

E985: Injury by firearms and explosives, undetermined whether accidentally or purposely inflicted:
15 (M) / 0 (F) - 15 - 0.03
E985.1: Injury by firearms and explosives, undetermined whether accidentally or purposely inflicted - Shotgun:
4 (M) / 0 (F) - 4 - 0.01
E985.4: Injury by firearms and explosives, undetermined whether accidentally or purposely inflicted - Other and unspecified firearm:
11 (M) / 0 (F) - 11 - 0.02

*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: 52,140,200
Crude Rate per 100,000 Population = Number ÷ Population x 100,000

ID: Q6741

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