If mis-handled, abused or used improperly. And you will also have to figure in a persons hereditary or predisposition to a disease or condition. Hell, even stupidity has a role in what is deadlier, ie "Hey watch this!". As for deadlier? I guess a bullet to the brain pan would be deadlier than putting a twinkie in your mouth. But again, its all in how its used or abused. Lets say someone shoots you or you accidentally shoot yourself, either way the results can be deadly.
While dead maybe dead, there is a difference in how you die. It can be quickly, like a heart attack (my Father at age 80) or maybe years of suffering through cancer. My Oma (My Moms Mom) died after a horrible prolonged bout with cancer and my Mother who has had one form of cancer or another since her late 30's. My Oma smoked heavily and my Mother still continues to smoke EVEN after losing a lung to cancer. Then you have my Father, a life long smoker and with no history of cancer.
I've known people who have had to change their eating habit dues to type II Diabetes and have also known people with type II Diabetes that have refused to change anything about their eating habits. In both cases we have people with type II Diabetes. But their individual decisions determines how deadly or debilitating the condition may become.
A car can hit you (or being in a car accident) and kill you instantly or put you through minutes or hours of agony before you die. The kicker in this situation is you could be wearing a seat belt and driving safe and someone hits you and kills you. But I can tell you first hand seat belts do make a difference.
There are so many scenarios that can be played out to which may be deadlier. Sorry for rambling on. I will leave you with these stats from 1999, dont know how accurate or if they are even real. I've just had them in my email for a long time.
Some Startling Statistics...approx. 10yr. avg.
Number of physicians in the U.S.
Accidental deaths caused by physicians per year
Accidental deaths per physician
Number of gun owners in the U.S.
Number of accidental gun deaths per year (all age groups)
Accidental deaths per gun owner
Therefore, doctors are approximately 9,000 times more dangerous than gun owners.
Taken from the Benton County NewsTribune on the seventeenth of November, 1999
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