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The odds are 1 out of 210 (0.467%) that you will be diagnosed with some form of cancer this year, so says the American Cancer Society. -

The odds are 2 out of 3 (67%) that your home had a real Christmas tree in December 2007. -

The odds are 1 out of 1,111,111 (.00009%) that you will die in an avalanche in the next decade. -

The odds are 1 out of 62,370 (.0016%) that you will die in a traffic accident while riding a motorcycle this year. -

The odds are 1 out of 1,450,000 (.000069%) that you will die this year while warming up your car in your garage (carbon monoxide poisoning). -

The odds are 1 out of 88,025 (.001136%) that you will die in an avalance in the next decade, if you live in Colorado. -

The odds are 73 out of 100 (73%) that you (as an American) favor the elimination of all nuclear weapons in the world. -

The odds are 1 out of 3 (33%) that you think you are "extremely stressed". -

The odds are 1 out of 7 (14%) that you think you saw a UFO. -

The odds are 1 out of 4 (24%) that you think the Internet can serve as a substitute for a spouse or significant other. -

The odds are 1 out of 3 (34%) that you believe in ghosts. -

The odds are 1 out of 4,800 (.021%) that if you're a pregnant American woman, you will die in childbirth. -

The odds are 1 out of 7 (14.3%) that if you're a pregnant woman in Niger, you will die in childbirth. -

The odds are 1 out of 1,743 (.0573%) that you will die in an accident this year. -

The odds are 1 out of 8 (12.5%) that you leave home for your commute to work before 6 a.m. to beat traffic. -

The odds are 1 out of 2 (45.9%) that you do some volunteer work each year if you live in Utah. -

The odds are 1 out of 4 (24%) that you live in a home without access to a fire hydrant. -

The odds are 1 out of 7 (15.3%) that you do not have health insurance. -

The odds are 1 out of 25 (4%) that you (as an American adult) have never had sex. -

The odds are 1 out of 83 (1.2%) that you are dependent on drugs to get you through the day. -

The odds are 1 out of 5 (20%) that you have tried cocaine at some point in your life (if you are between 20 and 49 years old). -

The odds are 8 out of 10 (80%) that you are dependent on coffee or soda for that caffeine every day. -

The odds are 1 out of 13 (7.7%) that you are dependent on alcohol to get you through the day. -

The odds are 1 out of 428 (.233%) that you were arrested for marijuana-related offenses in 2006. -

(all facts assume the reader is an American)

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