67% of all statistics are made up

Frank Carmickle frankiec at braille.uwo.ca
Thu Dec 19 18:17:22 EST 2002

Statistically Speaking

Physicians in the US: 700,000.
Accidental deaths caused by physicians per year: 120,000.
Accidental deaths per physician: 0.171
(U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services)

Gun owners in the US: 80,000,000.
Accidental gun deaths per year (all age groups): 1,500.
Accidental deaths per gun owner: 0.0000188

Statistically, doctors are approximately 9,000 times more dangerous than
gun owners!

FACT: Not everyone has a gun, but nearly everyone has at least one doctor.

Please alert your friends to this alarming threat. We must ban doctors
before this gets out of hand.

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