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Butchart, Alex. 2000 ‘External Causes of Death - Homicide - Suicide.’ A Profile of Fatal Injuries in South Africa, 1999: First Annual Report of the National Injury Mortality Surveillance System, pp. ii-iii. Johannesburg: The Violence and Injury Surveillance Consortium, DACST Innovation Fund. 1 November

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External Causes of Death - Homicide - Suicide

External Causes of Death: Firearms overshadowed all other external causes, and accounted for 26% of all cases. The total of 3,906 firearm deaths was greater than the 3,684 deaths due to all motor vehicle accident (MVA) categories combined.…

Homicide: Over half of the 6,859 homicides were inflicted by firearms, and a third by sharp instruments…

Suicide: Firearms and hanging each accounted for one third of all 1,157 suicides…

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