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Don’t Eat That

24,029

The number of infections caused by foodborne pathogens in 2016.

5,512

The number of hospitalizations related to foodborne pathogens that year.

98

The number of deaths caused by foodborne pathogens during that year.

Source: “Incidence and Trends of Infections With Pathogens Transmitted Commonly Through Food and the Effect of Increasing Use of Culture-Independent Diagnostic Tests on Surveillance — Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network, 10 U.S. Sites, 2013-2016,” Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, April 21, 2017, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Big-Screen Smokers

3,145

The number of individual occurrences of tobacco use in top-grossing movies in 2016, up from 1,824 occurrences in 2010.

41%

The percentage of movies ranked in the top 10 grossing movies in any week of 2016 that included tobacco use, down from 45 percent in 2010.

72%

The increase in individual occurrences of tobacco use in top-grossing movies from 2010 to 2016.

43%

The increase in individual occurrences of tobacco use in PG-13 movies from 2010 to 2016.

90%

The increase in individual occurrences of tobacco use in R-rated movies from 2010 to 2016.

5.6 million

The number of youths alive today projected to die from tobacco-related diseases if current trends continue.

Source: “Tobacco Use in Top-Grossing Movies — United States, 2010-2016,” Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, July 7, 2017, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Get Moving

Here, walking is defined as at least one 10-minute period of transportation or leisure on foot in the past seven days.

65.1%

The percentage of women who self-reported walking in 2015.

62.8%

Percentage of men who self-reported walking in 2015.

That’s an increase from 2010 reported numbers of 62.5% and 61.8% for women and men, respectively.

Source: “Walking for Transportation or Leisure Among U.S. Women and Men — National Health Interview Survey, 2005-2015,” Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, June 30, 2017, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention