Aug
03
2014
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What are some statistics about cats in the U.S. and Canada?

Cats (photo by kwc909 - CC-BY)How many cats are there in the United States? 45.3 million U.S. households own a cat 95.6 million cats are owned in the United States Annual expenses for cat owners $382     Surgical Vet Visits $193     Routine Vet $203     Food $36       Food Treats $337     Kennel Boarding $77       Vitamins $20       Groomer/Grooming Aids $23       Toys Source: American Pet Products Association [more...]

Mar
17
2014
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What are some statistics on the number of registered nurses in the United States?

Nurses of the Elliot City Hospital (photo from Keene Public Library - NKCR)How many registered nurses are there in the United States? According to the American Nurses Association, they are 3.1 million licensed registered nurses (RNs) in the U.S. (1) The latest data from the BLS Occupational Outlook Handbook 2014-15, states that registered nurses held 2,711,500 jobs in 2012. (2) Where do they work? Hospitals; state, local, [more...]

Nov
23
2013
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What are some statistics about the pawn shop industry in the United States?

Pawn Shop neon lights (photo by Monik Markus - CC-BY)How many pawn shops are there in the United States? There are over 11,000 pawn shops in the United States. (1) There were 6,400 pawn shops in 2007. (2) What is the size of the U.S. pawn shop market? The Pawn Shop industry was worth $14.5 billion in 2011 and $15.57 billion in 2012. The [more...]

Aug
08
2013
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What are some links to golf course rankings, directories and databases in the U.S.?

Golf Course  (photo by Michael L. Baird – CC-BY)Golf Course Rankings Golf Digest 2013-14 Ranking: America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses Golf Digest 2013-14 Ranking: America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses Top 100 United States Golf Courses GolfLink’s Top 100 United States Golf Courses  ranks the best golf courses out of more than 21,000 public and private golf courses across the country. Golf Magazine’s Top [more...]

May
12
2013
1

What are some links to free golf participation reports for the U.S., Canada, Europe and Australia?

Golf (photo by chispita_666– CC-BY) United States From the National Golf Foundation: Golf Participation in America, 2010-2020 From GOLF 20/20: Participation Reports Canada From the National Allied Golf Associations (NAGA): Golf Participation – “SNG estimates that approximately 70 million rounds of golf were played in 2008, a level of play that was as much as 10% lower than the average [more...]

Feb
28
2013
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What are some movies or TV programs where I can see a Murphy bed?

Murphy bedA Murphy bed or wall bed is a bed that folds up into the wall to create extra space when it’s not in use.  It was invented by William L. Murphy  in the early 1900’s. Murphy beds have been featured in many old black and white films, modern movies, television series and even in cartoons. Here [more...]

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Dec
05
2012
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What are some statistics about showrooming?

Smartphone“Showrooming is when a shopper visits a store to check out a product but then purchases the product online from home. This occurs because, while many people still prefer seeing and touching the merchandise they buy, many items are available at lower prices through online vendors.” (source) Facts and figures about Showrooming 20.5 million shoppers [more...]

Sep
16
2012
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How many Tuberculosis (TB) cases and deaths are reported in the U.S. and worldwide each year?

Global Burden of TuberculosisAccording to the CDC, 11,182 cases of Tuberculosis were reported in the U.S. in 2010. Previous years Year      Number of cases 2000                      16,309 2001                      15,945 2002                      15,055 2003                      14,835 2004                      14,499 2005                      14,068 2006                      13,732 2007                      13,286 2008                      12,905 2009                      11,537 2010                      11,182   (1) [more...]

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Jul
03
2012
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What are some statistics about mobile banking ?

money17 percent of adults are actively banking via mobile devices. Forrester expects more than 50 million mobile bankers in the U.S. by 2015. The top four banks are Chase, Bank of America, Wells Fargo and Citibank (1) The adoption of mobile banking increased by 63% in 2011, rising to 57 million from 35 million U.S. [more...]

Apr
12
2012
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What are some statistics on the number of veterinarians in the United States?

Cat at vetHow many veterinarians are there in the United States? According to the latest data from the BLS Occupational Outlook Handbook  2012-13, veterinarians held 61,400 jobs in 2010. Eighty-one percent of veterinarians work in the veterinary services industry and 9 percent are self employed. Previous Years Year      Number of Jobs 2008      59,700 (2) 2006      62,000 (3) [more...]

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