Unprovoked sharks attack about 75 people annually, with about six of these attacks resulting in fatalities. Here are 19 things that are more dangerous than sharks (H/T BuzzFeed): 

1. Sex

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In 1981, two researchers estimated there are 11,000 sex-related deaths each year.

2. Skiing

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An average of 41.5 people die while skiing or snowboarding each year.

3. Hot dogs, balloons and other choking hazards: 22 deaths per year

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4. Hot tap-water

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The CDC reports that scalding from hot tap-water caused 452 deaths over a ten-year period.

5. Icicles: 150 injuries in 2010

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6. Chairs

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Falls involving chairs caused more than 2,000 deaths between 1999 and 2010.

7. Oysters on the half shell

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Vibriosis -- a potentially lethal, though rare, bacteria associated with eating raw oysters -- is responsible for about 15 deaths per year.

8. Room fresheners

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There were 2,600 room freshener injuries in 1996. (Sharks attacked 13 people that year.)

9. Volcanoes: 845 deaths

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10. Being a baker, chef or cook

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In 2008, there were 65 deaths in food preparation occupations.

11. Christmas trees

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Festooned trees injure 1,000 people annually.

12. Toys

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Toys, including balls, darts and tricycles, caused 20 deaths in 2005. (The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recalled WHAM-O Slip ‘N Slides in 1993, due to reports of paralysis and neck injuries.)

13. Gun accidents

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The accidental discharge of firearms killed 606 people in the U.S. in 2010.

14. Trampolines

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In 2006, 4,700 hospitalizations or deaths resulted from trampoline accidents.

15. Grooming pubic hairs

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Shaving, waxing and trimming nether regions led to an estimated 11,700 emergency department visits from 2002 to 2010. 

16. Hospitals

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Bad care at hospitals is linked to the deaths of 180,000 Medicare patients annually.

17. Toilets

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About 43,000 Americans had accidents involving toilets in 1996.

18. Constipation

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Between 1999 and 2010, constipation was the cause of 150 deaths per year.

19. Crocodiles: an estimated 300 attacks per year