3.8 million

$17.55

51%

Deaths attributed to the six-year conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Estimate for the value of a volunteer hour. Weekly churchgoers who agreed with the federal judge's March 22 ruling to leave Terri Schiavo's feeding tube unattached.

76,000

$272 billion

68%

Deaths directly caused by the violence. The remaining 3,724,000 (98% of the total) are due to disease, malnutrition, and other war-related issues. Value for total hours volunteered in the United States in 2004. White evangelicals who said the President and Congress should not have involved themselves in the Schiavo case.

Sources: International Rescue Committee, Independent Sector, Gallup Poll, CBS News

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Sources: International Rescue Committee, Independent Sector, Gallup Poll, CBS News.

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