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* Seventy-one percent of civilian workers have access to a retirement-benefits plan, and 57 percent participate in one. (Bureau of Labor Statistics)

* Forty-one percent of a poll's respondents "don't browse anymore to see what's new and fun to buy." Fifty percent have closed or ceased using some of their credit cards. (WSL Strategic Retail)

* What do women feel was missing from the experience when they last bought a car? Twenty-five percent cited the lack of "a quick and effortless transaction," 19 percent "a fair trade-in value," 15 percent "a trustworthy salesperson," 13 percent "low, fair pricing" and 13 percent "reasonable finance rates." (Ipsos Public Affairs for CarMax)

* Forty-seven percent say smokeless, electronic cigarettes "should be an option available to people trying to quit smoking." (Zogby Interactive)

* Fifty-nine percent of parents say they're likely to have their kids vaccinated against the swine flu. Forty-six percent are likely to get the vaccine themselves. (CBS News)