Physician's Money Digest, May 31 2003, Volume 10, Issue 10

(Wall Street Journal, 2003)

$1988—Average federal income taxrefund for the 2002 tax year.

(Time, 2003)

28%—Percentage of major leaguebaseball players born outside theUnited States.

(US JusticeDepartment, 2003)

2.1 million—Number of inmatescurrently in US prisons.

(Los AngelesTimes, 2002)

$157,352—Average annual incomefor a longshore foreman.

(The HealthCare Group, 2003)

$31.31—Average hourly wage for aphysician assistant.

(TheHealth Care Group, 2003)

$11.44—Average hourly wage for amedical office receptionist.

(The HealthCare Group, 2003)

$24.75—Average hourly wage for anultrasound technician.

(The Health CareGroup, 2003)

$31.94—Average hourly wage for anurse practitioner.

(US News & WorldReport, 2003)

$131,000—Total cost of 4 years oftuition (out-of-state) at HarvardMedical School.

(Forbes, 2003)

$849 million—Current value of theNew York Yankees.