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Top 200 Amazing Trivia Facts 51 - 100

Updated on April 30, 2010

51. Minutes each cigarette takes off a smoker's life: 7

52. Years of "potential life" Americans lose to cigarettes each year, in millions: 5.04

53. U.S. deaths in 1990 directly attributable to cigarette smoking: 420,000

54. Average length of U.S. marriage in years: 7

55. Percentage of Americans who think U.S. relationship with Japan is "friendly": 70

56. Percentage of Japanese who think U.S. - Japan relationship is "friendly": 35

57. Cost estimated for national cleanup of abandoned mines, in billions of dollars: 71.5

58. Billions of tons of waste abandoned metal and non - fuel mines have produced over the past century: 50

59. Percentage of students in grades 6 through 12 who felt it was either "somewhat likely" or "very likely" they wouldn't survive to old age because of gun violence: 35

60. Percentage of students in grades 6 through 12 who said they could get a handgun if they wanted one: 59

61. Percentage who said they favor elimination of handguns: 56

62. Percentage who said they would be "missing something without guns": 27

63. Percentage who believe the news media "tends to favor one side" in their reporting: 68

64. Best percentile record for settling complaints filed with the Better Business Bureau, for book and record clubs: 90.8%

65. Worst percentile record for settling complaints filed with the Better Business Bureau, for carpet cleaners: 32.7%

66. Millions of acres of wetlands in the contiguous 48 states: 100

67. Millions of acres of wetlands in the state of Alaska: 170

68. Percentage of corporate inĀ­house lawyers who said that their companies violated environmental laws: 67

69. Percentage of those surveyed who believed full compliance was possible: 30

70. Years it took from the invention of the television until 50% of U.S. households owned one: 8

71. Years it took from the invention of the telephone until 50% of U.S. households owned one: 70

72. Percentage of high school juniors and seniors with at least a B average who had cheated at least once: 78

73. Percentage of male high school juniors and seniors with at least a B average who have had sex: 19

74. Percentage of female high school juniors and seniors with at least a B average who have had sex: 27

75. Percentage of students who were concerned about contracting AIDS during sex: 60

76. Percentage of the male students who said they would engage in sex even if a condom weren't available: 52

77. Percentage of household dust that is made up of human skin cells: 75

78. Percentage of professional football players who have suffered serious injuries as a result of their career: 65

79. Percentage of professional musicians who have suffered serious injuries as a result of their career: 75

80. Percentage of first year students entering college in fall, 1992 who felt that marijuana should be legalized: 23

81. Number of teenage girls who start smoking each day: 1600

82. Average estimated number of deaths annually from abuse of alcohol, tobacco and drugs in America: 500,000

83. Number of people who currently don't receive treatment for drug abuse because drug centers lack the room: 1,100,000

84. Number of people each year who are sent to jail or prison with drug - related problems and are released without receiving drug treatment: 200,000

85. Current estimate of number of pregnant women who are currently receiving drug treatment: 30,000

86. Chance that a pedestrian killed by a car was legally drunk: 1 in 3

87. Number of Americans injured annually in drinking - glass related accidents: 114,923

88. People who visit Graceland, Elvis Presley's home, in an average year: 605,584

89. Percentage of U.S. workers who are satisfied with their jobs: 43

90. Percentage of Japanese workers who are satisfied with their jobs: 17

91. Price paid at auction for an away - game jersey worn by Babe Ruth during the 1929 and 1930 seasons with the Yankees: $120,000

92. Pages in FBI file on Ernest Hemingway: 122

93. Pages on Pearl S. Buck, winner of 1938 Nobel Prize in Literature: 300

94. Pages on artist Georgia O'Keefe: 117

95. Dollars per second in worldwide military expenditures: $32,725

96. Average American's life expectancy, in days: 27,722

97. Pounds of food eaten by the average American in a lifetime: 100,874

98. Percent of men who thought of themselves as beautiful, very attractive, or attractive: 42

99. Percent of women who thought of themselves as beautiful, very attractive, or attractive: 28

100. Percent of trees cut down which are turned into paper boxes or tissues: 40

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      HANN SANTIAGO 

      6 years ago

      WOOW!I REALLY ENJOY READING

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      Ethel Smith 

      8 years ago from Kingston-Upon-Hull

      Your stats show that men are bigheads then and women wilting violets lol

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