Numbers: Apr. 18, 2005

74% Estimated percentage of silicone breast implants that rupture within 10 years of insertion

13 Years since the Food and Drug Administration banned silicone implants for breast enhancement, citing health concerns; the agency meets this week to discuss lifting the ban

22.2% Percentage of young adults who are homeless within one year of leaving foster care

25.2% Percentage who suffer post-traumatic stress disorder, according to a survey of 479 former foster children

$7 billion Estimated amount of Social Security taxes paid each year by illegal immigrants, even though they will not receive benefits

10% Estimated percentage of last year's Social Security surplus made up by...

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