(New York Post, 2004)
$100,000â€”Weekly salary for the stars Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick of the Broadway hit The Producers.
$90,000â€”Annual salary for a New York City counsel member.
(Health magazine, 2003)
50%â€”Percentage of Americans who think â€œbeing physically fitâ€ is a sign of success.
$246 billionâ€”Total annual spending on tobacco products worldwide.
$7 billionâ€”Research and development spending by Pfizer Pharmaceuticals in 2003.
(US Census Bureau, 2003)
82.6%â€”Percentage of Americans aged 25 and over who have a high school degree.
(US Transportation Department, 2003)
168,000â€”Number of flights that take off from US airports every day.
(Outside magazine, 2003)
80,000â€”Estimated number of years until the next ice age.
(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2003)
36,000â€”Estimated number of annual deaths due to the flu and its complications.
(Hewitt Associates, 2003)
$7009â€”Estimated average 2004 health insurance premium for a US worker.