Monday Miscellany

* Among fans of big-league baseball, 72 percent believe steroid use is a serious problem for the sport, including 40 percent who regard it as “very” serious. (Associated Press-GfK Poll)
* Worldwide sales of light vehicles (a category that includes cars) are expected to total 56.8 million units this year, a 13 percent drop from last year. In the U.S., sales are expected to total 10.7 million units, down 19 percent from 2008 — itself down 17 percent vs. 2007. (R.L. Polk & Co.)
* Forty-two percent of respondents reported getting a flu shot within the past six months, among whom just 4 percent said they got jabbed at a retail clinic and 10 percent at a pharmacy. (Synovate)
* As of last year, 46 percent of family households had one or more child under age 18 of their own living at home. Among such households, 21 percent had three or more children at home. (U.S. Census Bureau)