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Physician's Money Digest, April15 2005, Volume 12, Issue 7

(New York Times, 2004)

$804,129—Price paid at auction for Barry Bonds'700th home run ball.

(Consumer Reports, 2005)

37%—Percentage of desktop PCs that require repair work within 3 years.

(Consumer Reports, 2005)

8%—Percentage of digital cameras that require repair work within 3 years.

(ESPN, 2005)

55%—Percentage of all Division 1A college football players who earn their degree.

(New York Post, 2005)

$423 million—Annual loss for New York City municipal hospitals.

(US Census Bureau, 2005)

$49.91—Average monthly cell phone bill.

(Associated Press, 2004)

$2.9 million—Federal and state income taxes paid by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2003.

(Roll Call, 2004)

$114,100—Maximum annual retirement pension for a former member of Congress.

(US Coast Guard, 2004)

86%—Percentage of all boaters drowned who were not wearing life jackets.

(FBI, 2004)

77%—Percentage of US murder crimes where the victim knew the assailant.