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Death by iPod
The deadly side effects of America's iPod addiction — and more in our collection of surprising facts and figures
 
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47
American pedestrians killed or seriously injured by trains, cars, and buses while wearing ear buds or headphones in 2010-11

16
Number of such deaths and injuries in 2004-05

29
Percent of headphone-related accidents in which the vehicle reported sounding a siren or horn before the crash

Source: Injury Prevention, via WebMD

 

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