One in Ten


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One in Ten

A popular phrase that derives from Alfred Kinsey’s influential paper on male sexuality in 1948, which concluded that 13% of men are exclusively gay; a sister paper on female sexuality in 1953 concluded that 7% of women are exclusive lesbians. The resultant media conclusion that 10% of the population is exclusively gay was a number far greater than popularly believed pre-Kinsey.
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Sgt Adam Keen, from Walsall police, said: "We are committed to driving burglary down in the area but would like to remind the public that one in ten of all break-ins are down to homes and premises being left unsecured."
However, one in ten think that by then it's no longer their responsibility.
But there were some regional variations with more than one in ten London respondents (13%) saying business crime was one of their top three concerns.
ONE in ten homeowners have been burgled while on weekend breaks.
Contrast this with the one in ten of draftees who did not complete his two-year obligation during the Cold War.