posted on Jan, 2 2013 @ 07:27 PM
Originally posted by foodstamp
reply to post by AtticusRye
Aren't these statistics misleading? The statistics are Per capita.
Presenting statistics on a per capita basis is how similar groups of a different size are compared.
Originally posted by foodstampAs far as how many shootings occured and how many deaths happened. The US leads the world!
The US leads the 34 nations on the table in population so it will lead in every single category by your logic - deaths, births, people with red hair,
fat people, skinny people, people who have had kidney transplants, Olympic gold medalists, priests, police, firefighters, millionaires, criminals,
Once again, presenting statistics on a per capita basis is how similar groups of a different size are compared.
A stunningly basic math concept. (Though it's starting to be clear to me, based on the above few posts by Yanks saying "derrrr, i don't get none o'
dat per capita fanciness", that the U.S. clearly leads the world in those with below-average educations, which is not a flame as I have statistics to
demonstrate that, as well ... link:
edit on 2-1-2013 by AtticusRye because: (no reason