Numbers: Jan. 17, 2005

74 to 1 Senate vote certifying the victory of George W. Bush in the presidential election. California Democrat Barbara Boxer dissented because of voting problems in Ohio

118,457 Votes in Bush's margin of victory over John Kerry in Ohio, according to a recount completed last month

1.3 billion Population of China, reached when a boy was born in Beijing last Thursday, a level officials say would have been hit four years ago without the country's controversial one-child policy

119 to 100 Ratio of Chinese boys to girls, attributed to some parents' making sure their one child is a boy by aborting...

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