Rate of botched executions in the U.S. 1890-2010, by method

Rate of botched executions in the United States from 1890 to 2010, sorted by method

Rate of botched executions in the U.S. 1890-2010, by method The statistic above represents the rate of botched execution in the United States. From 1890 to 2010, 7.1 percent of executions by lethal injection resulted in prolonged or painful death.
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Rate of botched executions in the United States from 1890 to 2010, sorted by method

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Percentage of botched executions
Lethal injection7.1%
Gas chamber5.4%
Hanging3.1%
Electrocution1.9%
Firing squad0%
Percentage of botched executions
Lethal injection7.1%
Gas chamber5.4%
Hanging3.1%
Electrocution1.9%
Firing squad0%
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The statistic above represents the rate of botched execution in the United States. From 1890 to 2010, 7.1 percent of executions by lethal injection resulted in prolonged or painful death.
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