Sobering life and death statistics

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  1. Crabtownboy

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    From Time November 7th, 2005. I expect the numbers are even more sobering now.

    Every:

    29 seconds a child dies of Malaria in Africa
    18 seconds someone in the world dies of TB
    60 seconds a pregnant woman dies of complications
    6.4 seconds one person is infected by HIV
     
  2. Salty

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  3. just-want-peace

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    CTB sez:

    29 seconds a child dies of Malaria in Africa - - 1,084,469 / yr
    18 seconds someone in the world dies of TB - - 1,747,200 / yr
    60 seconds a pregnant woman dies of complications - - 524,160 / yr
    6.4 seconds one person is infected by HIV
    - - 4,914,000 / yr

    Total 8,269,829 (essentially, all "accidental"):(

    1,206,200 by abortion in '05 (essentially, all "on purpose"):tear:

    Draw your own conclusions!!
     

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