Numbers: Aug. 28, 2006

46 Number of states where the immigrant population has grown since 2000. South Carolina had the fastest growth: 47%

23.5% Percentage of the population that is non-Hispanic white in Hawaii--up 6%--one of two states where the percentage of whites is growing. The other is West Virginia

50% Percentage of 12-to-17-year-olds surveyed who said drugs, alcohol or both are available at teen parties

80% Percentage of parents who do not think alcohol or marijuana is available at teen parties

$125 million Amount pledged last week by New York City's billionaire mayor, Michael Bloomberg, to fund the new Worldwide Stop Smoking Initiative


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