Percentage of Oklahomans with “minimal fruit consumption”; the national average is 37.7%.
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Bushels of soybeans produced by Oklahoma farmers in 2013.
Percentage of wage and salary workers in Oklahoma that were members of a union in 2013.
Average teacher base salary for a teacher with a bachelor’s degree and ten years of teaching experience in Oklahoma.
Source: Center for American Progress
Number of laboratory-confirmed cases of rabies in Oklahoma during 2013.
Number of women in the Oklahoma legislature out of 149 legislators, the 3rd lowest percentage in the nation.
Number of beginning farmers in Oklahoma in 2012, down from 26,880 in 2002.
Source: USDA Census of Agriculture, via Farmland Information Center.
Percentage decline in Oklahoma’s teen birth rate from 2012 to 2013
Source: Oklahoma State Department of Health via the Tulsa World.
Number of Oklahoma high schools with a dropout rate above 40 percent for the Class of 2012.
Total tonnage processed by the Port of Catoosa in 2013.
Source: The Journal Record