It Figures 02/05

Fraud capitals, entrepreneurial vets and more
This story first appeared in the February 2005 issue of Entrepreneur. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.

of CEOs approve of privatizing Social Security.
Statistic Source: TEC International

of military veterans have started businesses or are considering purchasing or starting businesses.
Statistic Source: SBA Office of Advocacy

U.S. businesses owned by minority women are growing at
the rate of all private businesses.
Statistic Source: Center for Women's Business Research

of executives say religion has no place in the workplace.
Statistic Source:

of IT managers and executives say their desktops are currently infected with spyware.
Statistic Source: Webroot

of women say they'd be much more likely to eat at a restaurant that offered half-size portions.
Statistic Source: Opinion Dynamics Corp.

Suspicious Minds

e-tailers are rejecting 28% more orders than in 2003 due to suspicion of fraud. Asked what areas were most likely to be the source of fraudulent orders, e-tailers said:

Source: CyberSource
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