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  • The ABC Book of U.S. and World Social Statistics
  • Abortion Rates
    • Worldwide, there are approximately 42,000,000 abortions per year.
    Worldwide, there are approximately 115,000 abortions per day.
    source
  • Birth Defects in America
    About 1 in every 33 babies born in the United States each year are born with a birth defect. Birth defects account for more than 20% of all infant deaths. SOURCE
  • Cancer Cases and Fatalities in America
    In 2009, there was an estimated 1,479,350 new cancer cases.
    In 2009, there was an estimated562,340 cancer related deaths.SOURCE
  • Drinking and Driving the U.S.
    • In 2008, 11,773 people died in alcohol related driving crashes (32% of all traffic fatalities)
    • Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death of 15-20-year old.SOURCE
  • Educational Attainment versus Income
    A worker with a master’s degree, on average, will make double the income of a worker with only a high school diploma.
    source
  • Facebook Statistics
    Facebook has more than 500 million active users
    50% of our active users log on to Facebook in any given day
    Average user has 130 friends
    People spend over 700 billion minutes per month on Facebooksource
  • Gasoline Prices
    From 1998 to 2008, the average price of gasoline increased from $1.02 to 4.02, a 294% increase in price.source
  • Health Insurance in the U.S.
    Hispanic families and families that have a family income of less than $25,000 a year are least likely to have health insurance. Source
  • Inequality in Economic Distribution
    The Richest 20% of the world accounts for 76.6% of total private consumption expenditures. The poorest 20% a Account for 1.5%. SOURCE
  • Job Demand Trends in the U.S.
    ($$$$) = Very high (Greater than $51,580)
    ($$$) = High ($32,930 to $51,450)
    ($$) = Low ($21,790 and $32,380)
    ($) = Very low (Less than $21,550)
    source
  • Kids having Kids
    One out of three girls are pregnant before the age of 20.
    8 out of 10 teen pregnancies are unintended
    81% of pregnant teens are not married. source
  • Lottery Expected Returns
    The following shows the calculation for the expected return value on a one dollar Powerball lottery ticket. Source
  • Military
    Spending
    The United States spends more than 46% of the total world military expenditure.SOURCE
  • New Unemployment Claims in the U.S.
    The percentage rate of Americans filing for new unemployment claims increased from 5.0% in Dec 2007 to 10.0% in Dec 2009,
    a 100% increase in claims.
    source
  • Obesity in America
    The percentage of American Adults that are considered obese has increased by over 100% since 1960. Source
  • Probability of Crashing
    The probability of being involved in an airplane accident are only 1 in 11 million
    The chances of dying in a car crash are 1 in 5000. Source
  • Quiet KillerHIV/AIDS in America
    There are over 1,000,000 people living with HIV
    The following graphs breakdown new diagnoses by race and transmission type.Source
  • Rehabilitation in the U.S.
    In 2006, the SAMHSA’s National Survey on Drug Use and Health reported that 23.6 million persons aged 12 and older were in need of treatment for illicit drug or alcohol use and
    Only 10.8% of those persons actually received treatment. source
  • STD Rates in Teenage Girls 2004 Data
    HPV: 18%
    Chlamydia:4%
    Trichomoniasis: 2.5%
    Genital Herpes: 2%Source
  • Television Watching in America
    Percentage of households that possess at least one television: 99%
    Number of TV sets in the average U.S. household:2.24
    Percentage of U.S. homes with three or more TV sets: 66
    Number of hours per day that TV is on in an average U.S. home: 6 hours, 47 minutes
    Percentage of Americans that regularly watch television while eating dinner:66
    Number of hours of TV watched annually by Americans: 250 billion
    Value of that time assuming an average wage of S5/hour: S1.25 trillion
    SOURCE
  • U.S. Federal Government Spending
    The U.S. federal government spends more than one-third of its total tax revenue on defense.source
  • Very Low Self Esteem in Teenage Girls
    7 out of 10 teen girls experience low self-esteem with regards to their appearance and performance in school and relationships.
    75% of teen girls with low self-esteem report engaging in negative activities (eating disorders, cutting, smoking, drinking) when feeling bad about themselves.
    25% of teen girls with low self-esteem purposely cutor injure themselves. Source
  • Wasted Food in America
    14.6% of U.S. households struggle to keep food on the table.
    The average family wastes $590 of food per year.
    In America, over 41 billion pounds of food are thrown away every year, a 43 billion dollar waste.
    Source
  • eXtracurricular Activities
    Over 98% of all U.S. public schools offer extracurricular activities in honors societies, sports, performing arts and publications.
    79.9 % of all high school students have participated in at least one extracurricular activity.
    High SES students are 6.9% more likely to participate in comparison to low SES studentsSource
  • Young Drivers
    Teen drivers are 3x more likely to be involved in a fatal car accident than the average driver.
    Car accidents are the leading cause of death of people 16 to 20 years old.
    On average, for every driver age 15 to 17 killed in a crash, there are nearly two other people who are killed in the same accident.
    Source
  • Zero Tolerance Policies
    Of all U.S. public schools ,
    94% have zero tolerance policies for firearms
    91% have zero tolerance policies for weapons
    87% have zero tolerance policies for alcohol
    88% have zero tolerance policies for drugs
    79% have zero tolerance policies for violence
    79% have zero tolerance policies for tobaccosource
  • References
    Abortion Facts Retrieved November 28th, 2010 from http://www.abortionno.org/Resources/fastfacts.html
    Birth Defects Retrieved November 28th, 2010 from http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/bd/
    Estimated New Cancer Cases and Deaths by Sex, US, 2009* Retrieved November 28th, 2010 from http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/cff2009estcd3pdf.pdf
    Drunk Driving Research Retrieved November 28th, 2010 from http://www.centurycouncil.org/learn-the-facts/drunk-driving-research
  • References
    Back to College Retrieved November 28th, 2010 from http://www.bls.gov/spotlight/2010/college/
    Press Room Retrieved November 28th, 2010 from http://www.facebook.com/press/info.php?statistics
    Inflation Adjusted Gasoline Prices Retrieved November 28th, 2010 from http://www.inflationdata.com/inflation/inflation_rate/Gasoline_Inflation.asp
    Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2009 Retrieved November 28th, 2010 from http://www.census.gov/prod/2010pubs/p60-238.pdf
  • References
    Consumption and Consumerism Retrieved November 28th, 2010 from http://www.globalissues.org/issue/235/consumption-and-consumerism
    Fastest-Growing Occupations Retrieved November 28th, 2010 from http://www.careerinfonet.org/oview1.asp?next=oview1&Level=BAplus&optstatus=&jobfam=&id=1&nodeid=3&soccode=&stfips=&ShowAll
    Teen Pregnancy Rates in the USA Retrieved November 28th, 2010 from http://www.livestrong.com/article/12504-teen-pregnancy-rates-usa/
    Powerball Odds Retrieved November 28th, 2010 from http://www.durangobill.com/PowerballOdds.html
  • References
    World Military Spending Retrieved November 28th, 2010 from http://www.globalissues.org/article/75/world-military-spending
    Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey Retrieved November 28th, 2010 from http://data.bls.gov/PDQ/servlet/SurveyOutputServlet?request_action=wh&graph_name=LN_cpsbref3
    Prevalence of overweight, obesity and extreme obesity among adults: United States, trends 1960-62 through 2005-2006 Retrieved November 28th, 2010 from http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hestat/overweight/overweight_adult.htm
  • References
    Airplane Safety: Overcome Your fear of Flying Retrieved November 28th, 2010 from http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/146247/airplane_safety_overcome_your_fear.html?cat=16
    United States HIV & AIDS Statistics Summary Retrieved November 28th, 2010 from http://www.avert.org/usa-statistics.htm
    NIDA InforFacts: Treatment Statistics Retrieved November 28th, 2010 from http://www.nida.nih.gov/Infofacts/treatmenttrends.html
    1 in 4 teen girls has sexually transmitted disease Retrieved November 28th, 2010 from http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23574940
  • References
    Television and Health Retrieved November 28th, 2010 from http://www.csun.edu/science/health/docs/tv&health.html
    Taking apart the federal budget Retrieved November 28th, 2010 from http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/politics/budget-2010/
    Girl Self-Esteem & Image Issues & Parents Retrieved November 28th, 2010 from http://www.cleancutmedia.com/articles/girl-self-esteem-image-issues-parents
    Statistics on poverty & food wastage in America Retrieved November 28th, 2010 from http://www.soundvision.com/Info/poor/statistics.asp
  • References
    Extracurricular Participation and Student Engagement Retrieved November 28th, 2010 from http://nces.ed.gov/pubs95/web/95741.asp
    Teen Driver Car Crash Statistics Retrieved November 28th, 2010 from http://www.edgarsnyder.com/car-accident/teen/statistics.html
    Zero Tolerance and Alternative Strategies: A Fact Sheet for Educators and Policymakers Retrieved November 28th, 2010 from http://www.nasponline.org/resources/factsheets/zt_fs.aspx