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A column of current statistics selected especially for Christian communicators

Percentage of American women who would change something about their looks if they could: 99

Percentage of men who would: 94

Each minute, the number of Americans who turn 40: 6

Number of U.S. children who are homeless: 100,000

Percentage of Americans who watched religious TV in 1980: 42

Percentage of Americans who watched it in 1989: 49

Percentage of Japanese children who live in two-parent families: 96

Percentage of American children who do: 73

Percentage of job seekers in retail occupations in 1988 who tested positive for drug use: 24.4

Ratio of insects to humans: 200,000,000:1

Percentage of high school students who can't write a basic letter seeking employment or information: 70

The average amount teenaged girls spend per week: more than $55

Teenaged boys: almost $49

Total number of hours U.S. Sunday school teachers spend preparing lessons each week: 4.8 million

Percentage of school-age children who say they make moral judgments ...

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