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Scotland. 2007 ‘Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality - Underlying Cause, Sex and Age-group, 2006.’ Mortality Statistics: Deaths Registered in Scotland, 2006; Table 6.4. Edinburgh: General Register Office for Scotland. 1 August

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Table 6.4: Deaths, By Sex, Age and Cause, 2006

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

Total Gun Homicide: 10
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.20

X94: Assault by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge:
1 (M) / 1 (F) - 2 - 0.04
X95: Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge:
8 (M) / 0 (F) - 8 - 0.16

Total Gun Suicide: 9
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.18

X73: Intentional self-harm by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge:
6 (M) / 0 (F) - 6 - 0.12
X74: Intentional self-harm by other and unspecified firearm discharge:
3 (M) / 0 (F) - 3 - 0.06

Total Unintentional Gun Deaths: 1
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.02

W33: Rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge:
1 (M) / 0 (F) - 1 - 0.02

Total Gun Death from Undetermined Cause: 1
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.02

Y23: Rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge, undetermined intent:
1 (M) / 0 (F) - 1 - 0.02

*Excludes deaths under 28 days for individual causes
**Total and Rate calculated from GRO Scotland data by GunPolicy.org
Cited mid-year population, Scotland: 5,116,900
Crude Rate per 100,000 Population = Number ÷ Population x 100,000

ID: Q6794

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