7 Numbers


Take-rate study of Uber and Lyft drivers, found on FiveThirtyEight's "Significant Digits For Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019." Original study conducted by Jalopnik.


35 Years of American Death, also from FiveThirtyEight. My number is the county with the highest mortality rate, Union County Florida compared with the lowest #.


From YouGov.com, a [crazy!] study that found 29% of Midwesterners would "connect more to a politician eating something unhealthy, compared with something healthy (13%)."


From the New York Times online, the final scores at the US Open between Naomi Osaka and Belinda Bencic. The score was 6-4 (for one of the two matches).


A study from YouGov.com that "Millennials are the loneliest generation." I focused on the number of those who said they had "zero" friends - 22% of total surveyed.


From FiveThirtyEight, "Our Guide To The Exuberant Nonsense Of College Fight Songs." I focused on how many said the word "Rah" (18) out of the total songs analyzed (44).


From BBC News, "Brexit: Tory MP defects ahead of crucial no-deal vote." The final vote was 319-320, with the conservatives losing one vote.

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