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Fact TankJanuary 6, 2011
More than three-fourths of Americans saw the federal budget deficit as a threat to the recovering economy ... in 1983. Then, as now, there was far less agreement about what to do about it.
Fact TankJanuary 6, 2011
Along with the U.S., three other nations surveyed have at least four-in-ten adults on social networks: Poland, Britain and South Korea.
Fact TankJanuary 6, 2011
Looking across 16 countries for which trends are available, the median percentage of people who own a cell phone has risen from 45% in 2002 to 81% in 2010.
Fact TankJanuary 6, 2011
Only about a quarter of young adults were married in 2008. This compared with about two-thirds in 1960.
Fact TankJanuary 6, 2011
In 2008, a 16-percentage-point gap separated marriage rates of college graduates (64%) and of those with a high school diploma or less (48%).