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Tuesday, January 10

Average jail stay, in days, for men who were admitted into the Oklahoma County Jail in 2015. Women stayed an average of 15 days.

Source: Vera Institute

Monday, January 9

Percentage of Oklahoma students who scored below proficient in the 8th Grade Reading Oklahoma Core Corriculum Test in 2016. Students under the age of 18 must pass this test in order to get a driver’s license.

Source: Oklahoma State Department of Education

Friday, January 6

Percent of Oklahoma nursing homes that received a 1- or 2-star rating by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in 2015. The rating scale for nursing homes is 1-5 stars, with 5 being the best and 1 being the worst.

Source: Kaiser Family Foundation

Thursday, January 5

Oklahoma’s national rank in heart disease mortality, 2012

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Wednesday, January 4

Percent of Oklahoma adults who reported not participating in any physical activity in the last month in 2012.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tuesday, January 3

Percentage of high school graduates meeting college readiness benchmarks on the ACT and SAT, 2014.

Source: State of Oklahoma

Thursday, December 22

Number of women legislators in the upcoming 2017 Oklahoma legislative session. Only Wyoming will have a smaller share of female legislators in 2017 (11 percent, versus Oklahoma’s 13 percent)

Source: Oklahoma Watch

Wednesday, December 21
$560 million

Yearly cost of uncompensated care in all Oklahoma hospitals.

Source: State Chamber of Oklahoma

Tuesday, December 20

Estimated share of non-elderly Oklahomans with pre-existing conditions for which insurance coverage could be declined under pre-Affordable Care Act health insurance practices, about 706,000 people

Source: Kaiser Family Foundation

Monday, December 19

Percentage of Oklahomans who have Type 2 Diabetes, 2014.


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