Percentage of inbound tourist travel to the United States that is represented by travelers from Canada, Mexico, Japan, China and the United Kingdom, according to a study by PAGE Destinations: 65
Ranks of shopping, theme parks, historic landmarks, museums and sightseeing tours on the list of the top five drivers for international visitors to America: 1, 2, 3, 4 (tie)
Of 54 attractions, ranks of Disney World, Disneyland and the Statue of Liberty on the list of American icons that at least two-thirds of foreign travelers are familiar with: 1, 2 (tie)
Source: PAGE Destinations.
Percentage of Americans who say they use a public restroom one to five times a week, according to the annual hand-washing survey conducted by Bradley Corp.: 60
Ranks of check their appearance, blow their nose or cough, "get away," use their cellphone and change clothes on the list of things Americans do in a public restroom besides using the toilet and washing their hands: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Percentage who go for respite -- a mental health break, to avoid someone, hide and even cry: 33
Source: Bradley Corp.
Percentage of airline travelers who said they've helped someone lift their luggage into the overhead compartment, according to a survey by Expedia: 48
Percentage who believe you should almost always step in to help another passenger struggling with a heavy bag: 41
Percentage of Americans who have helped entertain other travelers' children: 21
Percentage who are willing to change their seats so members of another party can sit together: 42
Percentage of Americans who have tried to get in shape before reaching their vacation destination, according to a study commissioned by Planet Fitness: 66
Percentage who say they would not have gone on the vacation had they not exercised prior: 28
Ranks of feeling judged, and anxious or nervous when around others on the list of sentiments experienced when spending time at the beach: 1, 2
Source: Planet Fitness Inc.
Percentage of nonprofit employees who are both satisfied in their current roles at their organizations and aligned with leadership in their vision for the future, according to research by Classy: 84
Percentage of American workers who report that they were satisfied with their jobs, according to The Conference Board's latest annual survey, conducted in 2018: 51
Source: Classy/The Conference Board.
Number of states (plus Washington, D.C.) that chose broccoli as their favorite vegetable, according to a survey by Green Giant: 38
Rank of cauliflower in Montana: 1
Rank of the potato in Arkansas -- compared to five states that chose it in 2018: 1
Source: Green Giant.
Percentage of Americans who incorrectly think their homes are safe havens, when, in fact, 75% of preventable incidents -- commonly known as "accidents" -- happen at home, according to a National Safety Council survey: 77
Percentage of people who have been directly impacted by preventable deaths: 40
Percentage of respondents who believe that the U.S. can eliminate most or all "accidental" deaths: 49
Source: National Safety Council.
Percentage of workers who are concerned that artificial intelligence and automation will have a negative impact on their job, according to a Robert Half report: 12
Percentage who believe new technologies will have a positive effect: 39
Percentage of managers who think it will be challenging to get their staff up to speed on new technologies: 82
Source: Robert Half Management Resources.
Ranks of clothes, money and food on the list of the primary ways that the public has donated to help others in the past year, according to a 2019 survey conducted on behalf of the Red Cross: 1, 2, 3
Percentage of people in the U.S. who give blood: 3
Percentage of the public who has never considered that blood may not be available when a loved one needs it: 33
Just last month, number of units of type O blood the Red Cross had available for every 100,000 people, though more than twice that is needed every day: 6
Source: American Red Cross.
Percentage of Americans who are concerned about a criminal attack causing physical harm at large-scale events, according to the 2019 Unisys Security Index: 83
Percentage who say they have canceled plans or considered canceling plans to attend large-scale public events due to concerns about physical attacks and the safety of their personal data: 22
"It is better by noble boldness to run the risk of being subject to half of the evils we anticipate than to remain in cowardly listlessness for fear of what might happen." -- Herodotus, The Histories
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