DID YOU KNOW?

Physician's Money Digest, February28 2003, Volume 10, Issue 4

(Governing, 2003)

$99,000—Annual salary for a California state legislator in 2002.

(Governing, 2003)

$79,500—Annual salary for a New York state legislator this past year.

(Governing, 2003)

$55,800—Annual salary for an Illinois state legislator.

(AP, 2003)

$550,000—American Medical Association spending on political TV ads for the 2002 elections.

(AP, 2003)

$3.6 million—Amount spent by the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations on political TV ads for the 2002 elections.

(Real

Simple, 2003)

37%—Percentage of US Catholics who attend mass every week.

(Sports Illustrated, 2002)

$1 million—Estimated value of a baseball hit by Barry Bonds for his 73rd home run in October 2001.

(Ad Age, 2003)

$2.1 million—Cost to purchase a 30- second TV ad that aired during Super Bowl XXXVII.

(CDC, 2003)

25—Age at which the average US woman becomes a first-time mother.

(Business

2.0, 2003)

$38,000—Average annual income for a regular Wal-Mart shopper.