Did You Know…

Physician's Money Digest, March15 2004, Volume 11, Issue 5

(Harris Poll, 2004)

55%—Percentage of Americans worried about possible terrorist attacks in this country.

(Better Investing, 2004)

9.9%—The 10-year average annual return for the Vanguard 500 Index fund.

(FHA, 2004)

28%—Percentage of all US bridges that are classified as "deficient."

(American Demographics, 2004)

61%—Percentage of US children who have a TV in their bedroom.

(University of Florida, 2004)

49%—Percentage of all shark attacks that take place in Florida waters.

(Reader's Digest, 2004)

372 billion —Number of cigarettes smoked by Americans last year.

(Robb Report, 2004)

$324,000 —Base-model price of a new 2004 Rolls-Royce Phantom.

(New York Post, 2004)

$48,310 —Cost for the top accommodations on a 2-week cruise on the new Queen Mary 2.

(MetLife, 2004)

$28,548 —Average annual cost for a single resident in an assisted living facility.

(Harris Poll, 2004)

69%—Percentage of Americans who support the death penalty.