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Scotland. 1998 ‘Deaths: External Causes of Morbidity and Mortality - Underlying Cause, Sex and Age-group, 1997.’ Mortality Statistics: Deaths Registered in Scotland, 1997; Section 6, Table 6.4, p. 108. Edinburgh: General Register Office for Scotland. 29 July

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Table 6.4: Deaths, By Sex, Age and Cause, 1997

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

Total Gun Homicide: 5
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.10

E965: Assault by firearms and explosives:
5 (M) / 0 (F) - 5 - 0.10

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

E955: Suicide and self inflicted injury by firearms and explosives:
9 (M) / 1 (F) - 10 - 0.20

Total Undetermined Gun Deaths: 5
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.10

E985: Injury by firearms and explosives, undetermined whether accidentally or purposely inflicted:
5 (M) / 0 (F) - 5 - 0.10

*Excludes deaths under 28 days for individual causes
**Total and Rate calculated from GRO Scotland data by GunPolicy.org
Cited mid-year population, Scotland: 5,083,340
Crude Rate per 100,000 Population = Number ÷ Population x 100,000

ID: Q6806

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