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Scotland. 1998 ‘Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality - Underlying Cause, Sex and Age-group, 1998.’ Mortality Statistics: Deaths Registered in Scotland, 1998; Section 6, Table 6.4, p. 106. Edinburgh: General Register Office for Scotland. 29 July

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Table 6.4: Deaths, By Sex, Age and Cause, 1998

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

Total Gun Homicide: 8
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.16

E965: Assault by firearms and explosives:
6 (M) / 2 (F) - 8 - 0.16

Total Gun Suicide: 17
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.33

E955: Suicide and self inflicted injury by firearms and explosives:
16 (M) / 1 (F) - 17 - 0.33

Total Undetermined Gun Deaths: 7
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.14

E985: Injury by firearms and explosives, undetermined whether accidentally or purposely inflicted:
7 (M) / 0 (F) - 7 - 0.14

*Excludes deaths under 28 days for individual causes
**Total and Rate calculated from GRO Scotland data by GunPolicy.org
Cited mid-year population, Scotland: 5,077,070
Crude Rate per 100,000 Population = Number ÷ Population x 100,000

ID: Q6805

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