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Wednesday, February 1

Percentage of Oklahoma children living in high-poverty areas (2010-2014), up from 11% (2006-2010)


Tuesday, January 31

The percentage of all pregnancies in Oklahoma that were unplanned, above the US average of 45% (2010)

Source: Guttmacher Institute

Monday, January 30

Number on international students studying at the University of Oklahoma who come from one of the countries included in the Trump Administration’s ban on immigrants coming to the U.S.

Source: University of Oklahoma via the OU Daily

Friday, January 27

Average school counselor to student ratio in Oklahoma, 2013


Thursday, January 26

Oklahomans with lifetime limits on their health benefits prior to the Affordable Care Act, which eliminated such limits (2008-2010)

Source: US Department of Health and Human Services

Wednesday, January 25

Percent of Oklahomans who smoke tobacco, 2016

Source: America’s Health Rankings

Tuesday, January 24
64 minutes

Average time Oklahoma emergency room patients waited after being admitted to be taken to their room, 6th lowest in the US

Source: ProPublica

Monday, January 23

Number of bills and resolutions filed for the 2017 session of the Oklahoma Legislature.

Source: Oklahoma Policy Institute

Friday, January 20

Estimated number of public and private jobs that will be lost in Oklahoma in 2019 if primary provisions of the Affordable Care Act are repealed 

Source: The Commonwealth Fund

Thursday, January 19
19 minutes

Average time patients wait in Oklahoma emergency rooms before being seen by a doctor

Source: ProPublica