Did You Know?

Physician's Money Digest, January31 2005, Volume 12, Issue 2

(New York Times, 2004)

$18 billion—Estimated cost of property damages in Florida after2004's hurricanes.

(MedAdNews, 2004)

64%—Percentage of primary care physicians who rate Pfizer the most"supportive"drug company.

(Time, 2004)

15%—Percentage of all sexual harassment claims that are filed by men.

(Health, 2004)

62%—Percentage of adults who do not wear helmets when they ride abicycle.

(Centers for

Disease Control and Prevention [CDCP], 2004)

40%—Percentage of all US doctor's office visits that are general practitioner-,family practitioner-, or internal medicine-related.

(CDCP, 2004)

27%—Percentage of Americans who suffer from arthritis.

(CDCP, 2004)

60%—Percentage of Americans who favor stricter gun control laws.

(NPD Group, 2004)

62%—Percentage of Americans who are overweight.


Tonight Show

(Wall Street Journal, 2004)

$27 million—Annual compensation for Jay Leno, host of NBC-TV's .


York Post, 2004)

445—Average number of cars stolen every week in New York City.