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March 5, 2002

Think the Census Is a Snooze? Think Again

  • In 1998, more Americans were injured by their toilet (48,964) than while using a hammer (42,426)

  • Each American consumed an average of .3 gallons of buttermilk and 118 pounds of red meat in 1999

There are many more facts in the 2001 Statistical Abstract of the US, elsewhere at the Census Bureau and the Statistical Abstract Info Page

Posted by Andrew Raff at March 5, 2002 12:33 PM