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THE BEST OF Quality of Life Index // OUR TIMES AS TOLD BY STATISTICS

Days that passed after the O.J. Simpson verdict before this newspaper published an edition without mentioning his name: 22

Estimated percentage of meals that Mayor Dick Greco, who has supported a restaurant tax for a new Tampa Stadium, eats out: 99

Registered voters in the precinct that includes the student dormitories at the University of South Florida: 997

Ballots cast in that precinct during Tampa's city elections in March: 14

Vending machine sales in Hillsborough County in 1992: $22-million

Vending machine sales in Hillsborough last year: $48.8-million

Of 50 prospective jurors in the Mark Johnson murder trial, the approximate number who said they had a problem hearing a case involving homosexual men: 20

Estimated number of people treated for heat-related problems at this year's Fourth of July festivities at the Pinellas County Fairgrounds: 140

Number of people treated for heat-related problems at Tampa's Curtis Hixon Park on the Fourth of July: 0

Percentage of Tampa police officers who live inside the city limits: 18

Juvenile delinquents booked at Hillsborough County's Juvenile Assessment Center in April: 655

Number of those youths associated with gangs: 10

Number associated with satanic cults: 2

Rank of the grass turf at Tampa Stadium among the favorite fields of 965 pros surveyed by the National Football League Players Association: 1

Compiled by RICHARD DANIELSON with contributions from BILL DURYEA, SUE CARLTON and BARBARA HIJEK.

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