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Old 10-26-2012, 3:21 PM
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Originally Posted by djandj View Post
Paranoid much? In my 42 years on this planet, I have never seen, much less experienced a violent crime. Your odds of needing a gun (in most areas) are so small as to make it laughable. (really! - check the stats) Now, having said that, I've carried a knife in my pocket since I was 14. (at least a knife is useful in every day life)
Checked the stats from the DOJ:
http://bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov/content/pub/pdf/cv11.pdf
(edited to update the link to 2011)

Apparently women (all races and ages included) have a 19.8% chance of being the victim of a violent crime in their lifetime... and that percentage is higher in the west of the country.
(edited to remove the stats from the older document)

What stats are you referring to?
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