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Estimated miles of toilet paper used in the United States each year

: 2,650,000,000

Average value this year, to the tooth fairy, of a lost tooth in the United States

: $5.36

Minimum number of dogs in the United States on anti-anxiety medication

: 10,350,000

Factor by which PR specialists outnumber journalists in the United States

: 6

Of daily newspapers in the United States that have been shuttered since 2005

: 1/4

Portion of daily newspapers in the United States that are controlled by investment groups

: 1/2

Number of years by which the average retirement age is lower in China than in the United States

: 3

Percentage change in the number of major crimes in the United States in the past year

: –5

Portion of adults who think COVID-19 will change the United States for the better

: 1/5

Percentage increase last year in the number of deaths by overdose in the United States

: 30

Ratio of school psychologists to K–12 students in the United States

: 1 : 1,211

Number of pounds by which the average weight of an adult male in the United States has increased since 1988

: 18.5

Year in which the first known insect species was driven extinct in the United States by humans

: 1941

Portion of time spent on smartphones in the United States that can be attributed to “self-control problems”

: 3/10

Estimated portion of the contiguous United States affected by wildfire smoke on July 21, 2021

: 9/10

Percentage increase last year in the sale of vacation homes in the United States

: 16

Percentage of Americans who thought religion was gaining influence in the United States a year ago

: 38

Estimated percentage by which parking demand will decline across the United States by 2050

: 40

Percentage of new chain stores in the United States that are either a Dollar General, Family Dollar, or Dollar Tree

: 39

Percentage by which the frequency of power failures in the United States has increased since 2015

: 146

Percentage of adults worldwide who believe the United States is a “threat to democracy” in their country

: 44

Estimated percentage by which the COVID-19 death toll in the United States exceeds the reported figures

: 55

Minimum number of real estate agents in the United States this spring

: 1,463,806

Number of homes for sale in the United States this spring

: 1,070,000

Percentage decrease in the number of flu cases in the United States this season

: 99

Year in which the United States last saw so great an increase

: 1918

Percentage decrease, in the first half of 2020, in direct foreign investment in the United States

: 61

Portion of those emissions for which the United States is responsible

: 1/4