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Northern Ireland. 2010 ‘Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality - Underlying Cause, Sex and Age-group, 2009.’ Mortality Statistics: Deaths Registered in Northern Ireland, 2009; Table 6.4. Belfast: Northern Ireland Assembly. 30 November

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Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality, 2009

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

Total Gun Homicide: 5
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.28

X94: Assault by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge:
2 (M) / 0 (F) - 2 - 0.11
X95: Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge:
3 (M) / 0 (F) - 3 - 0.17

Total Gun Suicide: 7
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.39

X73: Intentional self-harm by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge:
5 (M) / 0 (F) - 5 - 0.28
X74: Intentional self-harm by other and unspecified firearm discharge:
2 (M) / 0 (F) - 2 - 0.11

Total Gun Death from Justifiable Shooting: 1
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.06

Y35.0: Legal intervention involving firearm discharge:
1 (M) / 0 (F) - 1 - 0.06

*Excludes deaths under 28 days for individual causes
**Total and Rate calculated by GunPolicy.org from population estimate at: http://www.nisra.gov.uk/population_clock/ClockText.html
Cited NISRA mid-year population, Northern Ireland: 1,793,300
Crude Rate per 100,000 Population = Number ÷ Population x 100,000

ID: Q6748

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