According to Olympic.org, American women have won three of the sixteen gold medals awarded in the Olympic women’s giant slalom, which is enough to make the United States tied for first with Switzerland in that category.
According to the World Bank, 33.1% of the total land area of the United States was covered in forests in 2007, which makes the United States rank eighty-fifth in the world in that category. Suriname ranks first, with 94.7% of its total land area covered in forests.
According to the World Health Organization, in 2008 there were 150 reported leprosy cases in the U.S., which makes the United States rank forty-eighth out of one hundred thirteen ranked countries. India ranks first, with 134,184 reported cases of leprosy.
According to the World Health Organization, in 2008 there were 13,213 reported cases of pertussis in the United States,which makes the United States rank fourth out of one-hundred sixty four nations in that category. India ranked first, with 44,180 reported cases of pertussis in 2008.