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Which is more dangerous...
Guns or Doctors?

[COMMENT:  Courtesy of my brother who is a doctor...     E. Fox]
 

> > FACTS TO PONDER:
> >
> > (A) The number of physicians in the U.S. is 700,000 .
> >
> > (B) Accidental deaths caused by Physicians per year are 120,000.
> >
> > (C) 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.
> >
> > >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
> >
> > (C) 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.  We must ban doctors before this gets completely out of hand!!!!!

> > Out of concern for the public at large, I have withheld the statistics on lawyers for fear the shock would cause people to panic and seek medical attention. 

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