(Roll Call, 2004)
$16 million—Net worth of former Representative Porter Goss, thenew CIA director.
NFL Monday Night
(Ad Age, 2004)
$323,000—Cost of a 30-second ad on ABC-TV's .
$409,877—Cost of a 30-second ad on ABC-TV's .
(Gallup Poll, 2004)
44%—Percentage of Americans who say they trust the mass media.
(American Society of Microbiology, 2004)
48%—Percentage of neckties worn by medical staff members that havepotentially harmful germs.
25%—Percentage of all credit reports that contain serious errors.
$17.5 billion—Total current cash holdings for the drug companyPfizer, Inc.
(New York Times, 2004)
$497 million—Total loses for National Hockey League (NHL) teamsover the past two seasons.
$1.8 million—Average annual salary for an NHL player.
5.7%—Percentage of US citizens who hold science or engineeringdegrees.