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Friday, March 16

Percent of eligible voters in Oklahoma who voted in the November 2016 election.

Source: Census Bureau

Thursday, March 15

Number of Oklahoma children without a vehicle at home, 2016.


Wednesday, March 14

Oklahoma’s imprisonment rate per 100,000 residents for drug crimes, 2nd highest in the nation (2014)

Source: Pew Trusts

Tuesday, March 13

Median age in McIntosh County, the oldest county in Oklahoma (2016).

Source: Oklahoma Policy Institute

Monday, March 12

Percentage decrease in initial Workers Compensation filings by injured Oklahoma workers since lawmakers overhauled the system, from 14,737 in 2012 to 7,705 in 2016.

Source: Oklahoma Workers Compensation Commission

Friday, March 9

Number of counties in Oklahoma where the 2016 population was lower than in the first Census after statehood (1910).

Source: Oklahoma Policy Institute

Thursday, March 8

Amount by which the uninsured rate for opioid-related hospitalizations fell in Medicaid expansion states. In states that didn’t expand coverage, including Oklahoma, the uninsured rate for opioid-related hospitalizations fell by just 5 percent.

Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Wednesday, March 7

Oklahoma’s ranking in a US News & World report assessment of how well states are meeting their residents’ health care needs

Source: US News & World Report

Tuesday, March 6

Increase in opioid overdose deaths in Oklahoma in the 12-month period ending in July 2017 compared to the previous 12 months.

Source: Pew Charitable Trusts

Monday, March 5

Percentage of Oklahoma’s class of 2017 who scored a 3 or higher on an AP exam during high school, 7th lowest in the nation and just over half the national average (22.8%).

Source: College Board

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