Doctors & Gun Owners
Facts about Physicians:
Number of physicians in the US: 700,000
deaths caused by physicians per year: 120,000
deaths per physician per year: 0.171 (US
Dept. of Health & Human Services)
Facts about Gun Owners:
of gun owners in the US: 80,000,000
of accidental gun deaths per year: (all age groups) 1,500
deaths per gun owner: 0.0000188
doctors are approximately 9,000 times more dangerous than gun owners.
Not everyone has a gun, but everyone has at least one Doctor."
alert your friends to this alarming threat. We
must ban doctors before this gets out of hand!
a public health measure I have withheld the statistics on attorneys
for fear that the shock could cause people to seek medical attention!
Note: In Australia, doctors' mistakes kill 0.078% of the Australian population
every year; that is: 14,000 people out of 18,000,000 every year. (WHO
Weekly, MEDICAL DISASTERS, November 13, 1995.)