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Number people who drowned while in a swimming-pool
inversely correlates with
Domestically produced passenger cars sold (US)


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19992000200120022003200420052006200720082009
Number people who drowned while in a swimming-pool
Deaths (US) (CDC)
421465494538430530511600582605603
Domestically produced passenger cars sold (US)
Thousands of cars (BTS)
6,9796,8316,3255,8785,5275,3965,5335,4765,2534,5353,619
Correlation: -0.761788

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Sunlight in Arkansas
correlates with
Sociology doctorates awarded (US)


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19961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009
Sunlight in Arkansas
Sunlight (KJ/sq.m) (CDC)
16167.8416019.2916708.7917244.4416931.9716416.0715925.9816660.2516517.6117243.8317327.6116681.8217031.8916475.66
Sociology doctorates awarded (US)
Degrees awarded (National Science Foundation)
528601579572617566547597580536579576601664
Correlation: 0.0532694

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Sunlight in Illinois
inversely correlates with
Occupants of heavy vehicles killed in collision with car, pick-up truck or van


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199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010
Sunlight in Illinois
Sunlight (KJ/sq.m) (CDC)
15465.7715072.4915051.9214934.0815409.8915107.1915406.2615224.9615591.8715222.3914472.1115524.6
Occupants of heavy vehicles killed in collision with car, pick-up truck or van
Deaths (US) (CDC)
747976512234
Correlation: -0.0662277

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Works of visual art copyrighted (US)
inversely correlates with
People who died by falling from a ladder


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19992000200120022003200420052006200720082009
Works of visual art copyrighted (US)
Works copyrighted (Library of Congress)
93.685.899.979.993.4107.882.590.789.242.175.2
People who died by falling from a ladder
Deaths (US) (CDC)
320355376360365344425401366380415
Correlation: -0.34179

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Works of visual art copyrighted (US)
inversely correlates with
Number people who drowned while in a swimming-pool


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19992000200120022003200420052006200720082009
Works of visual art copyrighted (US)
Works copyrighted (Library of Congress)
93.685.899.979.993.4107.882.590.789.242.175.2
Number people who drowned while in a swimming-pool
Deaths (US) (CDC)
421465494538430530511600582605603
Correlation: -0.488183

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Works of visual art copyrighted (US)
inversely correlates with
Per capita consumption of turkey (US)


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2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
Works of visual art copyrighted (US)
Works copyrighted (Library of Congress)
85.899.979.993.4107.882.590.789.242.175.2
Per capita consumption of turkey (US)
Pounds (USDA)
13.713.81413.713.513.213.313.813.913.3
Correlation: -0.228674

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Works of visual art copyrighted (US)
inversely correlates with
Precipitation in New Hampshire


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Works of visual art copyrighted (US)
Works copyrighted (Library of Congress)
'90: 76.7; '91: 79.2; '92: 78; '93: 73.5; '94: 86.1; '95: 95.5; '96: 91.6; '97: 89.6; '98: 96; '99: 93.6; '00: 85.8; '01: 99.9; '02: 79.9; '03: 93.4; '04: 107.8; '05: 82.5; '06: 90.7; '07: 89.2; '08: 42.1; '09: 75.2
Precipitation in New Hampshire
Avg Daily Precipitation (mm) (CDC)
'90: 3.7; '91: 3.18; '92: 2.76; '93: 2.95; '94: 3.04; '95: 3.05; '96: 4.03; '97: 2.89; '98: 3.16; '99: 3.09; '00: 3.16; '01: 2.19; '02: 3.06; '03: 3.45; '04: 3.02; '05: 4.34; '06: 3.99; '07: 3.09; '08: 4.16; '09: 3.43
Correlation: -0.41652

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Works of visual art copyrighted (US)
inversely correlates with
Pedestrians killed in collision with two- or three-wheeled motor vehicle


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19992000200120022003200420052006200720082009
Works of visual art copyrighted (US)
Works copyrighted (Library of Congress)
93.685.899.979.993.4107.882.590.789.242.175.2
Pedestrians killed in collision with two- or three-wheeled motor vehicle
Deaths (US) (CDC)
2933262521313929454228
Correlation: -0.441192

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Works of visual art copyrighted (US)
inversely correlates with
Murders by pushing from high place


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19992000200120022003200420052006200720082009
Works of visual art copyrighted (US)
Works copyrighted (Library of Congress)
93.685.899.979.993.4107.882.590.789.242.175.2
Murders by pushing from high place
Deaths (US) (CDC)
1718171615171819152018
Correlation: -0.56719

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Works of visual art copyrighted (US)
inversely correlates with
Bicyclists killed in noncollision transport accident


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19992000200120022003200420052006200720082009
Works of visual art copyrighted (US)
Works copyrighted (Library of Congress)
93.685.899.979.993.4107.882.590.789.242.175.2
Bicyclists killed in noncollision transport accident
Deaths (US) (CDC)
1412181215111819203631
Correlation: -0.795316

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Precipitation in Talladega County, AL
correlates with
Bicyclists killed in collision with heavy vehicle or bus


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199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010
Precipitation in Talladega County, AL
Avg Daily Precipitation (mm) (CDC)
3.112.283.843.894.033.483.33.311.783.374.963.33
Bicyclists killed in collision with heavy vehicle or bus
Deaths (US) (CDC)
11817312125251617311720
Correlation: 0.326815

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Divorce rate in Kentucky
inversely correlates with
Per capita consumption of cheddar cheese (US)


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2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
Divorce rate in Kentucky
Divorces per 1000 people (US Census)
5.15.15.254.94.654.64.64.6
Per capita consumption of cheddar cheese (US)
Pounds (USDA)
9.79.99.69.210.310.310.41010.110.1
Correlation: -0.490024

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Divorce rate in Kentucky
inversely correlates with
Per capita consumption of swiss cheese (US)


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2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
Divorce rate in Kentucky
Divorces per 1000 people (US Census)
5.15.15.254.94.654.64.64.6
Per capita consumption of swiss cheese (US)
Pounds (USDA)
11.21.11.21.21.31.31.31.11.2
Correlation: -0.423828

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Number of people who died by being hit by sports equipment
correlates with
Precipitation in Arizona


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199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010
Number of people who died by being hit by sports equipment
Deaths (US) (CDC)
101911161010111320121318
Precipitation in Arizona
Avg Daily Precipitation (mm) (CDC)
0.630.690.670.450.710.950.950.740.850.90.531.02
Correlation: 0.0313372

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Divorce rate in South Carolina
correlates with
Lawyers in New Jersey


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1999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011
Divorce rate in South Carolina
Divorces per 1000 people (US Census)
3.83.83.63.43.33.22.92.932.833.13.2
Lawyers in New Jersey
Lawyers (ABA)
53,12554,58155,68736,78536,86037,17238,10438,46639,01939,38440,06040,28640,754
Correlation: 0.791438

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Sunlight in Utah
inversely correlates with
Suicides by hanging, strangulation and suffocation


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199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010
Sunlight in Utah
Sunlight (KJ/sq.m) (CDC)
17562.7217534.6317667.3117822.8517573.9317519.2517481.7917723.3517701.4617668.7217511.3617411.54
Suicides by hanging, strangulation and suffocation
Deaths (US) (CDC)
5,4275,6886,1986,4626,6357,3367,2487,4918,1618,5789,0009,493
Correlation: -0.253828

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Sunlight in Nebraska
inversely correlates with
Females in Washington who slipped or tripped to their death


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199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010
Sunlight in Nebraska
Sunlight (KJ/sq.m) (CDC)
15836.9815922.1515846.0915861.1715912.5815699.4915871.1215802.5716054.0515817.3415283.5815922.25
Females in Washington who slipped or tripped to their death
Deaths (US) (CDC)
142820282924292225302929
Correlation: -0.0876819

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Divorce rate in Nebraska
correlates with
People who literally worked themselves to death


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199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010
Divorce rate in Nebraska
Divorces per 1000 people (US Census)
3.73.73.63.63.43.43.33.43.43.33.43.6
People who literally worked themselves to death
Deaths (US) (CDC)
211381014121113971010
Correlation: 0.423851

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Number of people who died while using, skis, roller-skates or skateboards
correlates with
Point Difference in Super Bowl


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199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010
Number of people who died while using, skis, roller-skates or skateboards
Deaths (US) (CDC)
57971191194962537468874859
Point Difference in Super Bowl
Points (Wikipedia)
157273273311123414
Correlation: 0.0370543

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Marriage rate in Connecticut
correlates with
Visitors to Disneys California Adventure


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20072008200920102011
Marriage rate in Connecticut
Marriages per 1000 people (US Census)
5.55.45.95.65.5
Visitors to Disneys California Adventure
Millions (TEA)
5.685.5666.056.2786.341
Correlation: 0.365642

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