Tuesday, June 12, 2012

numbers

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Numbers is a part of life.

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  1. Good Day Myron!

    Further thoughts on "death as a numbers game" (statistics provided by National Safety Council) - chances of dying by:

    Heart disease: 1 in 6
    Cancer: 1 in 7
    Stroke: 1 in 28
    Accidental poisoning by toxic substances: 1 in 130
    Falls: 1 in 171
    Car accident: 1 in 303
    Assault by firearms: 1 in 306
    Motorcycle accident: 1 in 770
    Accidental drowning: 1 in 1,123
    Exposure to smoke/fire: 1 in 1,177
    Cycling: 1 in 4,717
    Firearms discharge: 1 in 6,309
    Air and space transport accidents: 1 in 7,032
    Exposure to electric current, radiation, temperature or pressure: 1 in 9,943
    Exposure to excessive natural heat: 1 in 12,517
    Cataclysmic storm: 1 in 46,044
    Contact with hornets, wasps and bees: 1 in 71,623
    Lightning: 1 in 84,079
    Bitten/attacked by dog: 1 in 120,864
    Earthquake: 1 in 148,756
    Flood: 1 in 175,803
    Fireworks discharge: 1 in 386,766

    Have a good one!

    Over and out for now . . .

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