Topic 40: Shocking statistics

.You have a 1 in 2,067,00 chance of dying in a plane crash but a 1 in 432,548 chance of dying from falling out of bed

.1 in 3 men don’t wash their hands when they are finished in the bathroom

.43% of pilots admit to falling asleep while flying, 33% said they had woken up to find their co-pilot asleep as well

.Out of the 7,000 to 8,000 people who are bitten by a rattle snake in the US only 5 will survive

.You have about a 96% survive rate of surviving a plane crash

.Because of the interrogation techniques, innocent people will confess to the crime 43% of the time

.As long as your heart is still beating when you get to the hospital you have a 95% chance of surviving a gun shot wound

.34% of American households have guns in them

.Twins appear in only 1 about 87 births

.For every 100,000 girls, 223 will become doctors and 17,475 will become nurses

.40% of murders occur during an argument

.Half of the people killed from a bomb exploding are those who were trying to make the bomb

.If you are in a room with 22 people there is a 50% chance that two people have the same birthday

.Worldwide, around 265 people are born every minute and 115 people die, for a total increase in population of 150 people every minute

.1% of the worlds population has a “genius” IQ, one of 140 or higher

“Statistics are no substitute for judgement”-Henry Clay

bibliography:

http://www.cracked.com/photoplasty_550_16-shocking-statistics-youll-wish-were-made-up/

http://www.cracked.com/photoplasty_1170_22-shocking-statistics-that-change-how-you-see-world/

http://www.allfunandgames.ca/facts/statistics2.shtml

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