The One-Third


In a survey published by Reuters Many Americans See Little Point To Web:

A little under one-third of U.S. households have no Internet access and do not plan to get it, with most of the holdouts seeing little use for it in their lives

Wikipedia reports [1]:

Ninety-nine percent of American households have at least one television and the majority of households have more than one.

Seems like misplaced priorities. This one third of Americans comes up quite often:

  • Study: One-Third of Homeowners Don’t Know Loan Type[1]
  • Veterans account for one third of homeless Americans [2]
  • Study Finds One-Third in D.C. Illiterate [3]
  • One-third of KPS first-graders face summer school [4]
  • One-third of Americans born in 2000 will develop diabetes in their lifetimes. [5]
  • Only one-third know that Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount [6]
  • Only one-third of Americans can name even one of the rights guaranteed by the First Amendment.
  • One Third Of Americans On The Web Have Used Wireless Internet [7]
  • One-third of Americans say having a decent, affordable place to live is their number one priority [8]
  • Only one-third of Americans contend that God expects us to be holy [9]
  • Fewer than a third of U.S. adults eat the amount of fruits and vegetables the government recommends [10]
  • Only one-third of Americans feel confident about being financially ready for retirement [11]
  • One-third of Americans regularly skip meals and graze on snack foods instead [12]
  • About one-third of Americans have the genetic marker for celiac disease [13]
  • About one-third of Americans have pre-hypertension [14]
  • One-third of Americans are ‘very worried’ about any of the seven effects of global warming measured in the survey [15]
  • Nearly one third of Americans found their first job in a restaurant [16]
  • Less than one-third now support the war [17]
  • According to the CDC, one-third of Americans over age 20 are obese [18]
  • only one-third of Americans regard their federal government as “very open.” [19]
  • One-third of Americans say, “I hate my job.” [20]
  • Only one-third of Americans think free-trade benefits the US economy [21]
  • Nearly one-third of Americans now expect it [the economy] to get worse over the next year [22]
  • one-third of Americans have watched VOD [Video On Demand] [23]


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