Okay, let's look at our data set:
USA Population = 323,400,000
Homicides = 17,250 aka in round numbers a 1 in 20,000 chance of being murdered (and using round numbers)
Homicides per 100k population = 5.33
Someone posted, "… As an American you have a 1 in 20,000 chance of being murdered...
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Yes, lies, durn lies and statistics, I know, but for those of an analytical bent, the following may prove useful in discussion with folks who get all of their...