It's Monday. My least favorite day of the week. So, it seems fitting I write about my least favorite thing: numbers.

One-third: That's a popular fraction this week in a couple of different polls. According to one, that's the percent (34) of people who told Bankrate they refused to sign up for health coverage despite PPACA's individual mandate. Now while a 66 percent success rate for the administration might sound bad, consider a couple of other numbers. As in, 57.5 percent, the number of eligible voters who participated in the 2012 presidential election.  Or, 53 percent, the chunk of Americans who actually pay federal income taxes. Or, 61 percent, the portion of private sector companies who offer their employees' health coverage.

72: The percent of people happier than Pharrell with the state of health care in America, according to the experts at Gallup. Keep in mind that the caveat here is that these are the people who actually have insurance. Take that away and the satisfaction level plummets to 33 percent. Of course this is like asking hobos about the housing market. Or food stamp recipients about the state of fine dining in the inner city. It's almost offensive to even ask. Or maybe it's a referendum on the state of emergency room care…

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