Title: Risks Associated in Sports or in our Daily Routine
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Title: Risks Associated in Sports or in our Daily Routine
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Language: English
Publisher: Wilson/Miller
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Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
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Abstract: Risks Associated in Sports or in our Daily Routine
General Note: Box 10, Folder 9 ( SF Water Quality-Significant Numbers - 1990's ), Item 8
Funding: Digitized by the Legal Technology Institute in the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.
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Source Institution: Levin College of Law, University of Florida
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Risks Accepted in Sports or in Our Daily Routine


Risk of Accidental
Activity Death per Year
(10-5)

Football 4
Automobile racing 120
Horse racing 130-1300
Motorcycle racing 180-1800
Powerboating 17
Snowmobile 13.3
Boxing 2-4
Skiing 3
Canoeing 10-40
Rock climbing (U.S.) 100
Sunbathing, mountain climbing
(risk of incurable skin cancer cases) 500
Fishing (drowning) 1
Drowning all over U.S. 1.9-3.9
Bicycling (assuming one person per bicycle) 1
Motor vehicle (1975)
Total 220
Pedestrian (certainly involuntary) 4
Home accidents (1975) 1.2
Inhalation and ingestion of objects 1.4
Electrocution 0.5
Falls 7.7
Air pollution
Total U.S. estimate (sulfates) 15
Urban U.S. (benzo(a)pyrene) cancer risk 3
Living downstream of a dam 5

Source: Wilson (1980); Miller (1980)




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