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Portion of Americans in 1984 who believed that “most people can be trusted”

: 1/2

Number of the ten most challenged books at U.S. libraries last year whose main characters are non-white or LGBT

: 8

Number of U.S. police officers who have been prosecuted in the past decade for shooting someone in the back

: 28

Portion of Syrians seeking asylum since 2011 who have been hosted by Turkey

: 2/5

Percentage change since 1992 in the portion of jobs in the United States that require no high-school diploma

: +1

Amount the Secret Service has requested from Congress to build a replica of the White House

: $8,000,000

Percentage of Americans with strong party loyalties who say that winning elections is more important than policy change

: 41

Minimum number of months that George H. W. Bush’s home alarm was broken before the Secret Service fixed it last year

: 13

Percentage of water consumed annually by California’s agriculture industry that is used to grow alfalfa to feed livestock

: 15

Factor by which the mortality rate among hospital patients on television exceeds the actual rate

: 9

That require a high-school diploma but no further degree

: –12

Percentage change since 2000 in the number of black African immigrants living in the United States

: +137

Minimum percentage of human breast milk sold online that contains cow’s milk

: 10

Ratio of unincarcerated men to unincarcerated women aged 25 to 54 among white Americans

: 1:1

In the number of hours the average married U.S. mother spends engaged in active child care each week

: +88

Percentage change since 1975 in the portion of U.S. mothers who work outside the home

: +51

Percentage of applicants admitted last year to Stanford’s business school, the most selective in the country

: 7

Minimum percentage change since 2008 in the number of adult Americans prescribed medication for ADHD

: +53

Percentage of Americans aged 18 to 31 with credit-card and student-loan debt, respectively, in 1989

: 43, 18

To the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad

: 0.24

Number of previously unknown fly species discovered in Los Angeles in the past year

: 30

Estimated number of new movie screens that open in China each day

: 15

Average age at which streaming-music listeners have their midlife crisis, according to Spotify

: 42

Percentage of inmates in California men’s prisons who report being sexually assaulted while incarcerated

: 4

Factor by which female college soccer players are more likely than male players to suffer concussions

: 2

Portion of high-school dropouts who say they left school to work

: 1/4

Minimum number of people displaced since 2004 by World Bank projects

: 3,350,449

Amount by which annual lobbying expenditures by U.S. corporations exceed the Congressional budget

: $600,000,000

Of transgender inmates in such prisons who do

: 59

Portion of those dropouts who earn less than $10,000 per year

: 3/5

Portion of part-time faculty at U.S. colleges whose households receive government assistance

: 1/4

Percentage change since 2009 in the number of Americans who play football

: –17
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