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The U.S. ranks 69th in approval of UN leadership

29 December 2011 Leave a comment

According to Gallup, forty-two percent of Americans approve of the leadership of the United Nations, which makes the United States tied for sixty-ninth in that category with Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Serbia, and Georgia. Sierra Leone ranks first, with eighty-six percent of the population approving of the leadership of the United Nations.

The U.S. ranks 93rd in automobile accident death rates

12 July 2009 5 comments

According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 15.5 out of every 100,000 Americans died in an automobile accident in 2002, a death rate that makes the United States rank ninety-third in that category. Sierra Leone ranks first, with an automobile accident death rate of 64.3 out of 100,000 people.

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The U.S. ranks 105th in STD death rates

14 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Health Organization, in 2002, an estimated one person out of every million in the United States died of a sexually transmitted disease (excluding HIV/AIDS), which made the United States tied for one-hundred-and-fifth in that category. Sierra Leone ranked first, with an estimated 705 deaths per million people.

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The U.S. ranks 73rd in dairy spending

6 April 2009 2 comments

According to the USDA, Americans spend, on average, 8.59% of their food expenditures on dairy products, which makes the United States rank seventy-third out of 114 countries in that category.

Pakistan ranks first, with per capita dairy expenditures at 26.84% of total food expenditures. Sierra Leone ranks last, with per capita dairy expenditures at 1.13% of total food expenditures.

The world average is 9.60% in that category. The country closest to the world average is Peru, at 9.62%.

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The U.S. ranks 173rd in new business costs

8 March 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Resources Institute, it costs 0.7% of the per capita Gross National Income (GNI) to start a new business in the United States, which makes the United States rank one hundred and seventy third in that category. Sierra Leone ranks first, with a new business cost of 1075.2% of the per capita GNI.

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