Doctors vs Guns
(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
Statistics courtesy of U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services.
(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
Statistics courtesy of FBI
Based on these statistics, doctors are approximately 9,000 times more dangerous than gun owners.
Even if you throw in all gun deaths, including homicides, the statistic don’t get much better for the gun-grabbers.
Even though there were estimated to be around 33,000 in 2015, doctors are still far better at killing people.
Using Bloomberg’s estimated homicides by gun numbers for 2015, the number of gun deaths per gun owner is
Which means you are 2000 times more likely to be killed by a DOCTOR than a gun.
FACT: NOT EVERYONE HAS A GUN. But almost everyone will see a doctor at some point! Better take your GUN!