No not lived in the states yet although it's on the list but have been to Canada a couple of times so.....
So why is wikipedia wrong then, it seems to be quite a competent source, the references given on this page....
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_fa ... th_America
are mainly from local news services/papers
I've just had a poke about on the US Forestry Service state sites and can find no bear attack figures just advice on what to do if you see a bear.
A few on G&F state sites..
http://azgfd.net/artman/publish/NewsMed ... ound.shtml
but these were mentioned in wikipedia.....
There isn't a lot of info on USFWS about bear attack numbers but there are some well documented case studies.....
http://www.fws.gov/mountain-prairie/spe ... 022012.pdf
http://www.fws.gov/mountain-prairie/spe ... Report.pdf
The sheer scarcity of such reports indicates that it is a very rare occurrence.
The number of gun related murders in the US however is incredibly well documented
http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/cjis/ucr/cr ... rtbl08.xls
I try not to just throw things out there after a few seconds wiki browsing.