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Percentage of jobs lost in the state’s educational services sector that were held by women – a 5,547 drop in female employment compared to 1,063 for male employment between 2009 and 2011
Source: Oklahoma Employment Security Commission
Number of households in Oklahoma who rent, about 33 percent of the state’s households
Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Percentage of households in communities of color in Oklahoma who don’t have access to a vehicle, compared to 4 percent for predominately white communities, 2009
Source: Oklahoma Policy Institute
Number of Oklahomans who walk or use public transit to get to work – 81 percent of them earn less than $35,000 a year
Source: Alliance for Biking and Walking, 2009
Growth in the number of women-owned firms in Oklahoma over the last 15 years, slower than 41 other states and compared to 54.1% nationally
Source: American Express, 2012
Percentage of registered voters in Oklahoma that oppose an income tax cut that reduces revenue for education, public safety and health care
Source: Oklahoma Policy Institute Poll via Global Strategy Group
Oklahoma’s rank nationally for the percentage of seniors (>65 years) living with a disability, 43 percent of the state’s seniors, 2010
Amount of funding the federal ‘sequestration’ budget cuts will take annually from substance abuse treatment and prevention in Oklahoma, resulting in about 800 fewer admissions to substance abuse programs
Source: Office of Management and Budget (OMB) via Whitehouse.gov
Percentage of babies born in Oklahoma that are low birth weight, compared to 6 percent nationally in 2013
Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Percentage of Oklahoma’s 342,000 veterans that are women, 2012
Source: Department of Veteran Affairs
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