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Spooky Halloween Statistics

SPOOKY HALLOWEEN STATISTICS Zombies, vampires and werewolves probably aren't real. So what should we really be afraid of this Halloween? Below, we hope to set a few fears at ease, but also scare you with some truly spooky facts. FIRST, THE GOOD NE WS Some things you were afraid of are largely unfounded. MYTH VS. TRUTH Crime rates (including Studies show no kidnapping and child molestation) rise on increase in crime rates on or around Halloween night. Halloween night. Police have doucmented No cases of Halloween cases of people randomly giving out poisoned treats treats randomly laced with poison/drugs have ever been reported.? to children on Halloween. Razor blades, pins and Though police reports confirm this has needles have been found happened before, it is statistically very rare.? inserted into Halloween candy and apples. NO, THE BAD NEWS Check out these truly spooky facts about Halloween: 1. 1 in 3 trick-or-treaters today will develop diabetes. DIABEETUS Today's trick-or-treaters have a life expectancy that is shorter than that of their parents The chocolate industry has I engaged in the use of child slaves and other unethical treatment of growers. The EPA considers that 60% of all herbicides, 90% of all fungicides and 30% of all insecticides found in non-organically grown food - including “goodies" - are carcinogenic. One third of America's trick-or-treaters are overweight; 17% are obese. One test of multiple brands of O. Halloween face paints found detectible levels of lead in all of them (according to experts there are NO safe levels of lead). This work is under a CREATED BY: Creative Commons License BY NO ND SOURCES: 1, 2. 3.

Spooky Halloween Statistics

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There is plenty to fear, especially on Halloween. But what should we really be afraid of? Poisoned candy? Nope. Child abduction? Not likely. Diabetes and lead-based paints? Apparently so. What things...


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