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By the numbers

By Times Staff
Published April 1, 2005


5,513: Days Terri Schiavo lived after collapsing in 1990.

ABOUT 201/2: Years Terri and Michael Schiavo were married.

19: Number of state judges who reviewed the case.

6: Number of times U.S. Supreme Court declined to get involved in the case.

21/2: Days Schiavo's feeding tube was removed in 2001 before last-minute legal challenge forced the reinsertion.

6: Days Schiavo's feeding tube was removed before lawmakers passed "Terri's Law" in 2003.

13: Days Schiavo survived after her feeding tube was removed March 18.

30,000: Approximate number of pages of medical and legal documents concerning Schiavo's case reviewed by her court-appointed guardian in 2003.

82: Percent of the public that thought Congress and the president should stay out of the Schiavo case, according to a CBS poll.

65: Percent of registered voters in Florida who disagreed with Gov. Jeb Bush and the Florida Legislature when they passed a law in 2003 that enabled the governor to order Schiavo's feeding tube reinserted.

$640,355: Amount put into guardianship for Terri Schiavo from a 1993 medical malpractice lawsuit.

AT LEAST $438,743: Amount from that fund that Michael Schiavo has paid his attorneys as of March 2005.

$40,000 TO $50,000: Amount remaining from the lawsuit money.