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Euromutt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-04-10 07:39 PM
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53. That table doesn't list the causes by frequency of occurrence
The CDC's own WISQARS lists that in 2005, there were 3,582 unintentional drownings, and 789 deaths caused by unintentional discharge of a firearm.
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  -Leading causes of deaths in the US.....guns near the bottom of the list... rd_kent  Feb-04-10 11:48 AM   #0 
  - The fact that Accidental Discharge of Firearms is above DROWNING is shocking  Kurt_and_Hunter   Feb-04-10 11:51 AM   #1 
  - Really? In what way?  rd_kent   Feb-04-10 11:53 AM   #2 
  - They should not simply be rare, but obsolete...n/t  joeybee12   Feb-04-10 11:54 AM   #3 
     - Riiigghht....Lets work on those motor vehicle deaths first, they kill more people.  rd_kent   Feb-04-10 12:11 PM   #8 
     - And those accidental FALLS should get some attention too, gotta stop those falls!  rd_kent   Feb-04-10 12:18 PM   #14 
     - All you have to do is uninvent guns. N/T  GreenStormCloud   Feb-04-10 01:08 PM   #36 
  - I think this is about how you frame it-  burrfoot   Feb-04-10 12:03 PM   #5 
  - The fact that FALLING is above firearms is shocking...  rd_kent   Feb-04-10 12:18 PM   #13 
  - Stairs embolden falling!  proteus_lives   Feb-04-10 11:01 PM   #55 
     - We should  rrneck   Feb-04-10 11:37 PM   #57 
  - That table doesn't list the causes by frequency of occurrence  Euromutt   Feb-04-10 07:39 PM   #53 
  - But how often are you around water you could drown in?  Tim01   Feb-04-10 08:00 PM   #54 
  - And...per capita...how do we compare with Canada and Britain??? NOT well. nt  Captain Hilts   Feb-04-10 11:57 AM   #4 
  - While it's interesting to  burrfoot   Feb-04-10 12:09 PM   #7 
  - In some sense, true. But Canadians and Brits watch the same programs, listen to the same music...  Captain Hilts   Feb-04-10 12:16 PM   #11 
     - And have 1/10th the population, and 1/10th the population density  X_Digger   Feb-04-10 12:21 PM   #15 
     - British pop. density is fairly high...  PavePusher   Feb-04-10 07:12 PM   #51 
     - I grant your premise-  burrfoot   Feb-04-10 12:31 PM   #22 
  - Actually, I want to know  NoNothing   Feb-04-10 12:12 PM   #9 
  - Here is a link. Since the gun ban in Britain, HANDGUN crime has RISEN!  rd_kent   Feb-04-10 12:41 PM   #28 
  - Firearms shows up three times on that list.  sharesunited   Feb-04-10 12:09 PM   #6 
  - interesting that you make that conclusion, because it just wrong.  rd_kent   Feb-04-10 12:16 PM   #12 
  - I recognize that they pose a threat in three categories. Making the problem rather urgent!  sharesunited   Feb-04-10 12:25 PM   #17 
     - Only in your head, shares, only in your head.  rd_kent   Feb-04-10 12:28 PM   #19 
  - I don't think that's particularly relevant,  burrfoot   Feb-04-10 12:21 PM   #16 
  - Here ya go, have a look for yourself.  rd_kent   Feb-04-10 12:29 PM   #20 
  - Thanks for the link!  burrfoot   Feb-04-10 12:38 PM   #26 
  - A versatile implement of death. True? Or just emotional?  sharesunited   Feb-04-10 12:31 PM   #21 
     - Dude, you really make no sense sometimes  rd_kent   Feb-04-10 12:38 PM   #25 
     - I already possess the knowledge that bullets entering your body are bad for your health.  sharesunited   Feb-04-10 12:41 PM   #27 
        - So is falling down and drowning and driving a car, whats your point?  rd_kent   Feb-04-10 12:42 PM   #29 
           - Those only parallel the "accidental" category. And they all give you a fighting chance.  sharesunited   Feb-04-10 12:44 PM   #30 
              - As usual, you make no sense.  rd_kent   Feb-04-10 12:51 PM   #34 
              - People can't commit suicide by drowning or vehicles?  OneTenthofOnePercent   Feb-04-10 01:12 PM   #38 
              - Drowning does not give you a fighting chance.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Feb-04-10 01:12 PM   #39 
              - Perhaps you advocate letting everyone buy body armor.  OneTenthofOnePercent   Feb-04-10 01:14 PM   #41 
                 - Then, as luck would have it, shot in the head. Oh well.  sharesunited   Feb-04-10 01:20 PM   #45 
                    - You wacth too many movies.  OneTenthofOnePercent   Feb-04-10 01:53 PM   #48 
     - Ooooh that's a tricky one.  burrfoot   Feb-04-10 12:47 PM   #31 
        - The user is everything, and having guns available makes that too deadly a crapshoot to tolerate.  sharesunited   Feb-04-10 12:49 PM   #33 
           - But why is it that you only  burrfoot   Feb-04-10 01:05 PM   #35 
           - Everyone is observing the policy in the UK and Australia.  sharesunited   Feb-04-10 01:14 PM   #43 
              - As usual, you are wrong. Her are some hard facts for you, shares.  rd_kent   Feb-04-10 01:55 PM   #49 
           - You should probably move then.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Feb-04-10 01:13 PM   #40 
  - Murder versus accident versus suicide. Three different deaths, categorically speaking.  OneTenthofOnePercent   Feb-04-10 01:09 PM   #37 
     - "Gun control " is less about guns and more about control. n/t  oneshooter   Feb-04-10 01:37 PM   #47 
        - For hoplophobes, it's all about the guns. n/t  OneTenthofOnePercent   Feb-04-10 01:58 PM   #50 
  - Salmonella? Really? Hmmm. I'll have to be less lax about food prep and storage. I will  GreenPartyVoter   Feb-04-10 12:13 PM   #10 
  - Actually, you're wrong in how this report is presenting. Table C shows the  sinkingfeeling   Feb-04-10 12:25 PM   #18 
  - What? The only numbers in his post are the ranking #'s of the causes. n/t  burrfoot   Feb-04-10 12:32 PM   #23 
  - The OP lists 113 selected caused of death, the ones with a '#' were the selected 50.  sinkingfeeling   Feb-05-10 03:00 PM   #60 
  - Im not following you.  rd_kent   Feb-04-10 12:36 PM   #24 
     - See above reply. You're mis-reading the report.  sinkingfeeling   Feb-05-10 03:01 PM   #61 
  - I'm going to ask this, purely out of curiosity-  burrfoot   Feb-04-10 12:49 PM   #32 
  - I have noticed that too. All gungeon threads get automatic unrecs...  GreenStormCloud   Feb-04-10 01:14 PM   #42 
     - K&R...I like interesting gun posts so I'll cancel out the un-rec. (n/t)  spin   Feb-04-10 01:19 PM   #44 
  - Extremely misleading, IMO.  denverbill   Feb-04-10 01:28 PM   #46 
  - You think that unintentional injuries are all caused by guns?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Feb-04-10 11:11 PM   #56 
  - Yes, that's precisely what I said. Only using different words and meanings somehow.  denverbill   Feb-05-10 01:54 PM   #58 
     - There is no need to speculate all the information is available.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Feb-05-10 02:46 PM   #59 
  - Very fair question.  AtheistCrusader   Feb-06-10 01:17 AM   #63 
  - You're looking at Table A, which isn't ordered by number of deaths  Euromutt   Feb-04-10 07:34 PM   #52 
  - Not exactly,  russ1943   Feb-05-10 11:48 PM   #62 
     - OP  russ1943   Feb-08-10 12:07 AM   #64 
 

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