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Number of jobs added to the Oklahoma economy in 2011, a 1.3 percent growth in employment over the previous year.
Source: Oklahoma Employment Security Commission
Percentage of Oklahoma voters who think that the state Legislature is not doing enough to fund public schools
Source: Tulsa World via Oklahoma Policy Institute
Number of uninsured adults under 65 in Oklahoma in 2010; nearly 25,000 additional adults were uninsured compared to 2009.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
The unemployment rate through June 2012 in Oklahoma if you include all workers who report that they need a full-time job, but don’t have one; up from 8.4 percent three years ago.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Annual average employee contribution for a family health insurance plan in Oklahoma in 2011, up $731 from the previous year
Source: Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research
Number of years since Oklahoma has adjusted the gasoline tax for inflation
Source: Oklahoma Policy Institute
Percentage of mortgages in Oklahoma that are past due or seriously delinquent, compared to 18.3 percent nationally, 1st Qtr 2012
Source: Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Metric tons of carbon dioxide emitted through natural gas consumption in Oklahoma, more than both coal (35.6) and petroleum (33.6) in 2009
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration
Percentage of Oklahomans who say they keep a firearm in or around their home
Source: CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey
Oklahoma’s rank nationally for the percentage of children receiving basic early childhood immunizations (Diptheria, Tetanus, Whooping cough, Polio, Meningitis, Hepatitis B), 2011
Source: United Health Foundation
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