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9/19/2017 7:27:10 PM
Posted: 1/9/2006 10:09:59 AM EDT
Dog Bite Statistics

· There are almost 5 million dog bite victims annually in the U.S.

· That’s about 2% of the entire population.

· 800,000 victims need medical attention.

· 1,000 victims per day need treatment in hospital emergency rooms.

· Between 15 and 20 people die per year.

· Most of the victims who receive medical attention are children, half of whom are bitten in the face.

· Dog bite losses exceed $1 billion per year.

· $345 million were paid by insurance in 2002.

· An American has a one in 50 chance of being bitten by a dog each year
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