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The neighbor with the pool is a greater risk2013-04-12 10:41:30 by Bastardo_grandes
Op-ed piece on swimming pools vs. guns as the most dangerous weapon
Posted by Tim Lambert on July 27, 2001
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by Steven D. Levitt, Professor of Economics, University of Chicago
[Editor's note: A version of this piece was published in the Chicago Sun-Times on July 28, 2001 under the title "Pools more dangerous than guns." ]
Whats more dangerous: a swimming pool or a gun? When it comes to children, there is no comparison: a swimming pool is 100 times more deadly.
In 1997 alone (the last year for which data are available), 742 children under the age of 10 drowned in the United States last year alone
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