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This isn't meant as political advocacy, just the result of some research on my part, and my surprise at how bad my guesses (and others' guesses) were before doing the research. What would your guesses be? (Check the post on LJ to see most other people's answers, of course...)

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Which is more common in this country, death by firearm homicide, or death by motor vehicle? By how much?

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Firearm homicide is more common, by a factor of 10 or more
0 (0.0%)

Firearm homicide, factor of 4 or more
0 (0.0%)

Firearm homicide, at least twice as common
0 (0.0%)

Firearm homicide, at least 50% more common
0 (0.0%)

Roughly similar numbers for each
0 (0.0%)

Motor vehicle death, at least 50% more common
1 (50.0%)

Motor vehicle death, at least twice as common
0 (0.0%)

Motor vehicle death, factor of 4 or more
1 (50.0%)

Motor vehicle death is more common, by a factor of 10 or more
0 (0.0%)

Which was higher, the US per-capita firearm homicide rate in 2011, or the same rate in 1991? By how much?

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2011 was higher, by a factor of 4 or more
0 (0.0%)

2011 was at least twice as high
0 (0.0%)

2011 was at least 50% higher
0 (0.0%)

2011 was at least 20% higher
0 (0.0%)

2011 and 1991 had roughly similar rates
0 (0.0%)

1991 was at least 20% higher
2 (100.0%)

1991 was at least 50% higher
0 (0.0%)

1991 was at least twice as high
0 (0.0%)

1991 was higher, by a factor of 4 or more
0 (0.0%)

Which was higher, the US per-capita motor vehicle death rate in 2011, or the same rate in 1991? By how much?

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2011 was higher, by a factor of 4 or more
0 (0.0%)

2011 was at least twice as high
0 (0.0%)

2011 was at least 50% higher
0 (0.0%)

2011 was at least 20% higher
0 (0.0%)

2011 and 1991 had roughly similar rates
0 (0.0%)

1991 was at least 20% higher
1 (50.0%)

1991 was at least 50% higher
1 (50.0%)

1991 was at least twice as high
0 (0.0%)

1991 was higher, by a factor of 4 or more
0 (0.0%)

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