Interesting stats

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    Interesting stats

    A buddy sent me this knowing my position.

    Joke or real?.. It is either funny or sad!

    > Mortalilty Stats
    >
    >
    >
    >
    > (A) The number of physicians in the U.S. Is 700,000.
    >
    >
    > (B) Accidental deaths caused by Physicians per year are 120,000.
    >
    >
    > (Calculation) Accidental deaths per physician is
    > 0.171.
    >
    >
    > Statistics courtesy of U.S. Dept of Health Human Services.
    >
    > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    >
    > Now think about this:
    >
    >
    > Guns:
    >
    >
    > (A) The number of gun owners in the U.S. Is 80,000,000.
    >
    >
    > (Yes, that's 80 million..)
    >
    >
    > (B) The number of accidental gun deaths per year, all age groups, is
    > 1,500.
    >
    >
    > (Calculation) The number of accidental deaths per gun owner is
    > ..000188
    >
    >
    > Statistics courtesy of FBI
    >
    >
    > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    >
    > So, statistically, doctors are approximately 9,000 times more
    > dangerous
    > Than gun owners.
    >
    >
    >
    > Remember, 'Guns don't kill people, doctors do.'
    >
    >
    > FACT: NOT EVERYONE HAS A GUN, BUT
    > ALMOST EVERYONE HAS AT LEAST ONE DOCTOR.
    >
    >
    > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    >
    >
    > Please alert your friends to this alarming threat.
    >
    > Out of concern for the public at large, I withheld the statistics on
    > Lawyers for fear the shock would cause people to panic and seek
    > medical
    > Attention.
    It says "The right to bear arms" , not permission granted!!!!!

    Planting seeds in the hearts of children........will ultimately bring change in the future!!! BWB


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