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Thursday, October 2
34

Number of critical access hospitals in Oklahoma. Hospitals designated critical access hospitals are typically small (no more than 25 beds) and rural, and are the only acute-care option in isolated areas.

Source: Kaiser Health News.

Wednesday, October 1
63,270

Number of Oklahoma children who received subsidized childcare in 2013 so their parents can participate in employment or education.

Source: Oklahoma Department of Human Services

Tuesday, September 30
$26.42

The median hourly wage for statisticians in Oklahoma.

Source: Oklahoma Employment Security Commission

Monday, September 29
3 to 1

How much suicide deaths in Oklahoma outnumber homicides.

Source: State of the State’s Health 2014.

Friday, September 26
2,300

Unintentional injury deaths in Oklahoma in 2012, 1 out of every 16 deaths in the state that year. The leading causes of unintentional injury death include poisonings, motor vehicle crashes, and falls.

Source: State of the State’s Health 2014.

Thursday, September 25
$2.55 million

How much Oklahoma put in a fund to reimburse uncompensated care at community health centers this year — less than one-third of what they said they will need, and even less than the $3.12 million FY 2014 funding that ran out before half the year was over.

Source: Oklahoma Policy Institute

Wednesday, September 24
22.9%

Poverty rate for Native Americans in Oklahoma in 2013, 6.1 percentage points higher than the state as a whole.

Source: Census Bureau via TalkPoverty.org.

Tuesday, September 23
28.06%

Percentage of Oklahoma nursing homes with “severe deficiencies,” defined as violations of state or federal law that resulted in resident injury, abuse, neglect or death.

Source: Families for Better Care

Monday, September 22
18.3%

The poverty rate for women in Oklahoma, 1.5 percentage points higher than the state as a whole.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau via TalkPoverty.org.

Friday, September 19
16.8%

Percentage of Oklahomans in poverty in 2013, according to data released by the Census Bureau yesterday.

Source: US Census Bureau.

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