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Friday, November 19, 2010

Where does the US stand

Loved this compilation posted by a doctor on Medscape

Healthiest: the U.S . ranked 11.
top-ranking Iceland, Sweden and Finland
Obese: # 1 United States: 30.6%
Murder rate http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/cri_mur_percap-crime-murders-per-capita
# 24 United States:
Best Health System http://www.photius.com/rankings/healthranks.html
# 37 United States of America
Heart Disease Deaths: http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/hea_hea_dis_dea-health-heart-disease-deaths
# 13 United States: 106.5 per 100,000 people
Longevity: http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/hea_lif_exp_at_bir_mal-health-life-expectancy-birth-male
# 49 United States: 75.29 years 2008
Human Development Index: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_Development_Index
#4 United States 0.902 ( 9)
Richest: http://www.worldsrichestcountries.com/
#Liechtenstein $118K USA # 10 47K
Best Place to Live: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/10/05/norway-best-place-to-live_n_309698.html
Norway is # 1
The United States placed 13th.
Gender Equality: http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90001/90777/90853/7167348.html
Iceland # 1 followed by Norway, Finland and Sweden.
The United States # 19th
Corruption: http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/gov_cor-government-corruption
US # 17
Fastest Internet: http://www.speedtest.net/global.php#0
South Korea; # 30 USA

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