A Third Of Americans Have Been Arrested

And not just arrested at some point, but by the age of 23. In fact, the figure could be significantly higher, since the range this particular report (in the medical journal Pediatrics) gave was 30.2 to 41.4%.

Bill Gates was arrested in 1977 for a traffic violation

 

The data comes from surveys of 7,000 youngins taken over 11 years; arrests for minor traffic violations were not counted. The almost 10% range of uncertainty is due to some subjects having left the study. In any case, the US leads the world in many things, including the percentage of people in jail.

 

From Pediatrics, via NPR

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