US spending on science, space, and technology
correlates with
Suicides by hanging, strangulation and suffocation


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US spending on science, space, and technology
Millions of todays dollars (US OMB)
18,07918,59419,75320,73420,83123,02923,59723,58425,52527,73129,449
Suicides by hanging, strangulation and suffocation
Deaths (US) (CDC)
5,4275,6886,1986,4626,6357,3367,2487,4918,1618,5789,000
Correlation: 0.992082

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