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The share of private prison beds that Oklahoma guarantees will be filled – the second highest ‘lock up quota’ among the few states that permit such provisions.
Source: In The Public Interest
Oklahoma’s ranking in number of children with one or more emotional, behavioral, or developmental condition — 19 percent compared to a U.S. average of 17 percent.
Source: Annie E. Casey Foundation
Average life expectancy of someone born in Oklahoma — 5.4 years less than someone born in Hawaii (81.3 years) and higher only to Louisiana (75.7), Alabama (75.4), West Virginia (75.4) and Mississippi (75.0).
Source: Measure of America
The average annual cost to incarcerate one person in Oklahoma, 2010
Source: Vera Institute
Percentage of eligible voters who voted in Oklahoma in the 2012 election.
Source: United States Elections Project
Average change in incomes among the bottom 20 percent of Oklahoma households over the last decade.
Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Percentage of Oklahoma state legislators who are women — lower than every state except Louisiana and South Carolina.
Source: Center for American Women and Politics
The percentage of 4-year-olds enrolled in state pre-K in Oklahoma, 2nd most in the country behind Florida
Source: National Institute for Early Education Research via Center for American Progress
The number of states that farm more acres of land today than they did a decade ago – Oklahoma and North Dakota
Source: U.S. Census (2000, 2010)
The number of pregnant women, for every 100,000, who die from pregnancy-related complications in Oklahoma – 3rd highest maternal mortality rate in the U.S.
Source: National Center for Health Statistics via Center for American Progress
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