| HOW MANY SPONDYS?
According to the latest estimates from the Center for Disease Control, there are at least 2.7 Million Americans with some form of axial Spondyloarthritis.
BUT HOW MANY IS THAT?!
2.7 Million is the population of Chicago.
2.7 Million is the number of residents of Nevada
Dunkin' Donuts serves approximately 2.7 million
cups of brewed coffee every day.
AMC's hit TV drama "MAD MEN" attracted a record
2.7 million viewers for its season five finale in 2012.
There are now twice as many Americans with some form of Spondylitis, (2.7 million), as there were out-of-wedlock births in the United States in the year 2000.
There are now twice as many Americans with some form of Spondylitis, (2.7 million), as the number of Americans filing for personal bankruptcy last year. (1.35 million)
There are twice as many Americans with some form of Spondylitis as there are cataract operations performed annually in the United States
The number of Americans with some form of Spondylitis
(2.7 million) is twice the square footage of the new
Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. (1.35 million sq. ft.)
Can YOU come up with other examples?
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|The Big Idea!
The Big Idea is to visually demonstrate just how many Spondys there are in the United States of America, so that no-one will ever again be able to claim that AS is a rare disease.
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Music: "It Should Be You" - Henry "Red" Allen and his New York Orchestra (1929)