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Which Is More Dangerous Swimming pool or gun?

Which Is More Dangerous Swimming pool or gun?

  • Parents are more afraid of gun than of swimming pool. But there is 1 child drowning per every 11,000 backyard pools (550 drownings per year from 6 million pools) compared with 1 child killed for every 1,000,000+ guns (175 child deaths per year from 200m+ guns in the US).
  • By these numbers, swimming pools are 90 to 100 times more dangerous to children than guns
  • We human are horrible at assessing risks.

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