This is number of American adults who say that the internet has helped them make big decisions or negotiate their way through major life episodes in the last two years. Research from the Pew Internet & American Life Project shows that 45% of internet users report using the internet as a crucial source of information during a major life decision.
That's the percent of drivers who say they think of their car as "something special -- more than just a way to get around." This number has fallen by nearly half, from 43% in a 1991 Gallup survey.
That's the number of U.S. adults who play fantasy sports -- a game in which contestants pick real professional athletes to be on their virtual teams, then compete against other virtual teams based on statistics arising from the real-world performances of the players they have chosen.
That's the number of states -- Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana and South Dakota -- that have so-called trigger laws waiting on the books to make abortion illegal as soon as federal policy permits. Three others have adopted policy statements opposing abortion.
That's the percentage of cable news viewers who tuned into the Fox News Channel during an average night in July 2006. Thus, the Fox News Channel attracted more than half of those watching the three major cable news outlets during primetime hours.
That's the number of countries in Pew's latest Global Attitude Survey in which a majority of the public has a very or somewhat favorable view of the United States. In addition to the four majority approval countries -- Japan, India, Great Britain and Nigeria -- a plurality of those interviewed in China also think favorably of America.
That's the number of children living with relatives without either parent present.
That's the percentage of those Americans who have heard of global warming who say they personally worry about the issue a great deal (19%) or a fair amount (34%). Fewer Americans worry about global warming than do people in any of the other major industrialized nations included in the 2006 Pew Global Attitudes Survey.
The number of individual entries by Mexicans and Canadians who have border crossing cards and were authorized for temporary stays in the U.S. in 2004.
That's the number of Americans surveyed by The Pew Global Attitudes project in May 2003 who said they regarded U.S. policies in the Middle East as fair. In the poll, which covered 21 countries, pluralities or majorities in every other country -- including Israel -- believed that the United States favors Israel over the Palestinians too much. Nearly half (47%) of Israelis said that U.S. policy favors Israel too much.