Hacker News new | past | comments | ask | show | jobs | submit login

It’s also important to remember that the total rate of death is constant at 1 death/person. Some death types going down will automatically result in others going up, so an increase or decrease in one type might not necessarily mean that the risk has changed.

I guess the goal is to reduce the deaths we can do something about.




Or weight the stats by age or health death. Old people dying of cancer is better than young people dying in car crashes.




Registration is open for Startup School 2019. Classes start July 22nd.

Guidelines | FAQ | Support | API | Security | Lists | Bookmarklet | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact

Search: