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Physician's Money Digest, February15 2005, Volume 12, Issue 3

(US Census Bureau, 2004)

25.5—Average daily commute time in minutes for an American worker.

(US Census Bureau, 2004)

15%—Percentage of residents in the United States who are foreignborn.

(Zogby Poll, 2004)

87%—Percentage of Americans who think that the 2004 presidential vote was counted accurately.

(AG Edwards, 2004)

72%—Percentage of Americans who are "concerned" about having enough money to cover emergencies.

(Time, 2004)

$5 billion—Annual revenue for the National Football League.

(Time, 2004)

$531 million—Average value for an NFL franchise.

(National Center for Health Statistics, 2004)

35%—Percentage of all births in the United States that are illegitimate.

(New York Post, 2004)

$1.2 million—Price paid at auction for Babe Ruth's bat used in his first home run at Yankee Stadium.

(City Journal, 2004)

95%—Percentage of all triggered auto theft alarms that are false alarms.

(Harris Poll, 2004)

68%—Percentage of Americans who believe that "the rich get richer and the poor get poorer."