Health-care reform: By the numbers
Rarely have as many statistics been summoned, disputed, recorded, and vilified as during the months it has taken the Democrats to pass the historic health-care reform bill. Here's a browser's guide:
The number of Democrats who voted for the bill. 34 voted against it.
The number of Republicans who voted against the bill. None voted for it.
The time on Sunday evening at which the decisive 216th vote was passed.
The amount the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimates the legislations will cost, over a 10-year-period.
The amount that conservative think tank The Heritage Foundation predicts the legislation could cost over the next decade.
How much the bill will reduce the federal deficit over those 10 years, according to the CBO.
How much the bill would add to the federal deficit in the same period, according to Douglas Holtz-Eakin, who headed up the CBO during the Bush administration.
The total amount spent on health care in the U.S. during 2008. Some experts predict that the 2009 figure will be 7 percent higher.
The number of days that passed between the Senate's passing of the bill (Dec. 24, 2009) and the House of Representatives vote (March 21, 2010).
The age until which young adults can remain on their parents' health-insurance plan, as per the bill.
The percentage of their income that Americans who lack health insurance would be fined, as of 2016 .
The percentage of Americans who said they had a "good understanding" of the likely impact of the health-care bill, according to a CBS poll.
The percentage of Americans who said they approve of the way Congress is handling its job, according to a CBS poll.
The number of pages in the reconciliation package of amendments on which the Senate will vote this week. Republicans have pledged to go through it "sentence by sentence."
The number of votes needed in the Senate to allow the final passage of the health-care bill.
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