49% Americans who prayed for their health in 2007.

43% Americans who did so in 2002.

Source: Psychology of Religion and Spirituality via Washington Post


Where donors give charitable contributions, by income

Source: Congressional Budget Office


23% Americans who say the state of moral values in the country is "excellent" or "good."

15% Americans who said this a year ago. Similarly, the percentage of Americans who said the state of moral values is "poor" dropped from 45% in 2010 to 38%.

Source: Gallup


38 States (including Washington, D.C.) in which married couples make up fewer than 50 percent of all households.

6 States in which this was true in 2000.

Source: U.S. Census via New York Times

Related Elsewhere:

See our earlier Go Figure postings from June 2011, May 2011, April 2011, February 2011, January 2011, December 2010, November 2010, October 2010,September 2010, August 2010, July 2010, June 2010, May 2010, April 2010, March 2010, February 2010, January 2010, December 2009, and earlier issues.

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