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Chance that a death among U.S. service members is a suicide: 1 in 5

Chance that a death among U.S. service members is a suicide: 1 in 5

Among military-age members of the general population: 1 in 20

Among military-age members of the general population: 1 in 20

Ratio of negative portrayals of teachers on U.S. children’s TV shows to positive portrayals: 3:1

Ratio of negative portrayals of teachers on U.S. children’s TV shows to positive portrayals: 3:1

Ratio for portrayals of adults in general: 10:1

Ratio for portrayals of adults in general: 10:1

Number of beds at Massachusetts General Hospital, per billing-department employee: 3.5

Number of beds at Massachusetts General Hospital, per billing-department employee: 3.5

Number of U.S. state prisoners per 100,000 who die behind bars each year: 250

Number of U.S. state prisoners per 100,000 who die behind bars each year: 250

Number for the general population aged 15 to 64: 308

Number for the general population aged 15 to 64: 308

Number of ethics specialists employed by General Dynamics: 39

Number of ethics specialists employed by General Dynamics: 39

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