Everybody pretty much agrees that women make less money on average than men. Whether that means that women should march into their office and demand a raise is a completely different and much more complicated question. Below are 10 things you should know about the difference in men and women’s earnings, with charts!
1. Women who work …
— percent of indoor tanning salons in Missouri that allows children as young as 10 or 12 years old to use tanning devices.
— The percent by which death rates for cancer overall have dropped in the U.S. over the last two decades
— Percent of family physicians expected to be using electronic health records in 2013
— percent of teen girls who have face-to-face meetings with strangers they initially contact online
— Percent of men who wash their hands in rest rooms when reminded by signs.
— --Percent of Americans who think it is possible to be very overweight and remain healthy.
— --Percent of specimens from flu sufferers submitted by doctors to the CDC that show a good match to the influenza strains in this year's flu vaccine.
— Percent of Americans over 18 participating in a national survey of drug use and health who were diagnosed with a mental illness in 2011.
— The amount of time it takes for a smoker to increase harmful pollutants in a car by 30%.
— Percent of large U.S. cities with laws that prevent smoking in public places.
— Estimated number of people worldwide with diabetes