Numbers: Dec. 13, 2004

12,000 Increase in the number of U.S. troops scheduled to be stationed in Iraq in January, to 150,000, the highest level since last year's invasion

10,400 Number of soldiers who will be ordered to extend their tours, with a majority surpassing the one-year deployment cap promised by the Army

$168 million Amount of federal money allocated for abstinence programs in U.S. schools next year, more than twice the amount spent in 2001

88% Percentage of U.S. teens who have premarital sex after taking virginity pledges

25.3 years Median age at first marriage for women in 2003, up from 20.8 in 1970;...

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