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

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