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11 Statistics Everyone Should Know

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3. Sixty percent of nursing home residents never have visitors. More than 50% of nursing home residents have no close relatives, and 46% have no living children.

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4. One woman dies every hour in India because of dowry-related crimes. Each year, thousands of young Indian women are doused with gasoline and burned to death because the groom or his family felt the dowry was inadequate.

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8. Approximately 1.6 million children will experience homelessness over the course of a year. In any given day, researchers estimate that more than 200,000 children have no place to live.