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Northern Ireland. 2004 ‘Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality - Underlying Cause, Sex and Age-group, 2003.’ Mortality Statistics: Deaths Registered in Northern Ireland, 2003; Table 6.4, pp. 147-150, 151. Belfast: Northern Ireland Assembly. 16 November

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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: 9
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.53

X93: Assault by handgun discharge:
3 (M) / 0 (F) - 3 - 0.18
X95: Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge:
6 (M) / 0 (F) - 6 - 0.35

Total Gun Suicide: 8
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.47

X72: Intentional self-harm by handgun discharge:
1 (M) / 0 (F) - 1 - 0.06
X73: Intentional self-harm by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge:
4 (M) / 0 (F) - 4 - 0.23
X74: Intentional self-harm by other and unspecified firearm discharge:
3 (M) / 0 (F) - 3 - 0.18

Total Unintentional Gun Deaths: 1
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.06

W33: Rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge:
1 (M) / 0 (F) - 1 - 0.06

Total Gun Death from Undetermined Cause: 1
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.06

Y24: Other and unspecified firearm discharge, undetermined intent:
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: 1,704,900
Crude Rate per 100,000 Population = Number ÷ Population x 100,000

ID: Q6754

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