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Numbers: Dec. 9, 2002

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Harriet Barovick, Elizabeth L. Bland and Sean Gregory

19.2 million Number of women worldwide with HIV, about half the total number of adults with HIV

58% Percentage of those with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa who are women

20% Percentage of those with HIV in North America who are women

481 Number of hate crimes against Muslims in the U.S. in 2001

28 Number of hate crimes against Muslims in the U.S. in 2000

1.4 million Number of Americans who lost their health insurance last year

800,000 Number of those who lost their health insurance who had an income of more than $75,000 a year

$6 Daily pay of U.S. Senators in 1790, only on the days the Senate was in session, which came to about $1,000 a year, according to a ledger found in the basement of the U.S. Capitol

$150,000 Current annual salary of U.S. Senators

Sources: UNAIDS and WHO; FBI; U.S. Census Bureau; New York Times

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