The odds a person who committed suicide did so on a Tuesday are 1 in 6

1 in 6.51

The odds a person who committed suicide did so on a Tuesday are 1 in 6.51 (US, 1999).

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Average Number of Deaths and Total Number of Deaths by Day of the Week, For Selected Causes: the United States, 1999 [Internet]. Centres for Disease Control and Prevention; Available from http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/dvs/TABLE14_99.pdf

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Odds more likely than 1 in 10, such as 1 in 3.42, are rounded to three significant digits. Odds less likely than 1 in 10, such as 1 in 420.4, are rounded to four significant digits. Trailing zeros after the decimal point are dropped for readability, even though they may still be significant.

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Odds you won’t see: 1 in 2.412; 63.042; 425,242c

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