25 Statistics Everyone Should Know

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25 Statistics Everyone Should Know CEOs in 1965 made 24 times more than the average production worker, whereas in 2009 they made 185 times more There are 750,000 Americans who are homeless on any given night, with one in five of them considered chronically homeless. In the 20 th century, the average woman earned about 60% of what the average man earned. In the United States, 21 percent of all children are in poverty About 10% of full-time workers are in low-wage jobs, about 30% don't have health insurance, and about 40% don't have pensions Each year, 3.4 million people die from a contaminated water-related illness. Twenty-three percent of America is illiterate. Nearly 50% of the least literate Americans live in poverty. Sixty percent of nursing home residents never have visitors. More than 50% of nursing home residents have no close relatives, and 46% have no living children. One woman dies every hour in India because of dowry-related crimes.
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  • Fall '13
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  • nursing home residents, average production worker, home residents, substance abuse problem

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