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$669,000,000+: The total hospital costs for gunshot wounds in 2010

In 2010, 14.4 out of 100,000 US residents sought treatment for a gunshot wound. The uninsured represent up to 59% of the costs.

Source: 2014, State Variation in Hospital Use and Cost of Firearm Assault Injury, 2010
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57%: Average decline in uninsurance rates in seven cities in states that expanded Medicaid

57%: Average decline in uninsurance rates in seven cities in states that expanded Medicaid

In seven cities in states that did not expand Medicaid, the average decline was only 30 percent.

Source: 2014, The ACA and America’s Cities: Fewer Uninsured and More Federal Dollars
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In Dallas County, revocation rates for black probationers were 55% higher than white probationers

In every study site, black probationers had substantially higher odds of revocation than white or Hispanic probationers. 

Source: 2014, Examining Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Probation Revocation: Summary Findings and Implications from a Multisite Study
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Women are 32% more likely than men to have 4+ credit cards

Women are 32 percent more likely than men to have four or more credit cards

Greater holding of store-branded credit cards may help explain the difference.

Source: 2014, Do Financial Knowledge, Behavior, and Well-Being Differ by Gender?
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Today, Gen X and Gen Y have less wealth than their parents did at that age 25 years ago

Today, GenX and GenY have less wealth than their parents did at that age 25 years ago.

Why? The foreclosure crisis was key, with home equity falling 65 percent from 2007-10 among Gen X and Y.

Source: 2013, Lost Generations? Wealth Building among Young Americans
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25.4% of American adults volunteered with a nonprofit organization in 2013

25.4% of American adults volunteered with a nonprofit organization in 2013

That year, volunteers contributed 8.1 billion hours—worth an estimated $163 billion.

Source: 2014, The Nonprofit Sector in Brief 2014: Public Charities, Giving, and Volunteering
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