Mayor’s Report Shows What Works and Doesn’t in New York, by the Numbers

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There were more condoms handed out (39,070), more complaints about rats, roaches and other critters (23,000) and more potholes repaired (210,032).

There were fewer homicides (516), fewer cars stolen (12,723) and fewer adults smoking (16.9 percent of the population).

The numbers — from the serious to the quirky and the surprising — were among the more than 1,219 performance indicators included in the Mayor’s Management Report, which assesses how city government responded in all areas during the past fiscal year compared with the previous year.

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