Sunday, January 21, 2007

Go to prison -- live longer

Pardon me while I step out and rob a bank...strictly for therapeutic reasons of course.

DOJ(PDF document)
[...]From 2001 to 2004, 99% of State prisoners were between
ages 15 and 64. When compared to mortality rates for U.S. residents in this age group, the overall mortality rate of State prisoners was 19% lower during this period[...]


Melissa said...

Of course they live longer.
They get a hangnail and they are treated for it on the taxpayer dole. Unlike us law abiding, working stiffs, even with insurance, we have to check our budget to see if we can afford to go to the doctor - or pick up the inevitable prescription!

Wickedpinto said...

Also, infant mortality doesn't apply.

That doesn't account for 19% though. While regular scheduled single payer checkup's probably does.