Numbers: Feb. 12, 2001

347,000 Hits on Internet search engine Google for "Valentine's Day"

16,800 Hits on Google for "Valentine's Day sucks"

48 Percentage of men surveyed who said they lost sleep thinking up the perfect Valentine's gift for their spouse

12 Percentage of women who reported losing sleep thinking up the perfect gift for their spouse

1 Ranking of Valentine's Day among all holidays that cause men anxiety

$1.1 billion Amount of candy sold for Valentine's Day in 1999, a 29% increase over 1996

19 Percentage of the population deemed obese in 1999, a 20% increase over 1996

$343 million Amount spent on flowers...

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