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Posted by ChuckC ( on August 13, 2001 at 12:54:07:

Number of 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)    
Number of gun owners in the US:     80,000,000.
Number  of 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 everyone has at least one Doctor."
Please alert your friends to this alarming threat.
We must ban doctors before this gets out of hand.

As a Public Health Measure I have withheld the statistics on Lawyers for fear that the shock could cause people to seek medical aid

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