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A column of current statistics selected especially for Christian communicators

Percentage of the information that will be available in 2010 that we have now: 3

Percentage of "A" students in college who attend religious services weekly: 43

Percentage of "B" students who do: 32

Estimated number of arrests of prolife activists, since 1987: 30,000

Percentage of American women who think they are overweight: 49

Percentage of American women who are truly overweight: 27

Number of aspirin taken by Americans each year: 33,000,000,000

Percentage of the world's people who lived in cities in 1970: 33

Percentage of the world's people who live in cities today: 50

Estimated number of commercial messages an American is exposed to each day: 1,500

Odds of a first-year marriage not ending in divorce: 5 in 10

Of a ten-year marriage not ending in divorce: 7 in 10

Of a marriage of 35-39 years not ending in divorce: 98 in 100

Average speed on Los Angeles freeways in 1988: 35 mph

Average projected speed in 2010: 19 mph

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