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The U.S. ranks 4th for sexual satisfaction

17 January 2009 1 comment

According to the 2005 Durex Global Sex Survey, the United States is tied for fourth (with Croatia) in terms of the percent of adults who say they are happy with their sex life. Belgium ranks first.

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The U.S. ranks 11th in contraception

17 January 2009 4 comments

According to the World Health Organization, the United States is tied for eleventh (with Paraguay) in terms of the percentage of women of reproductive age (or their partners) who use contraception. China ranks first.

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The U.S. ranks 5th in government spending on health

17 January 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Health Organization, in 2005 the United States ranked fifth in terms of government spending on health as a percent of total government spending. Nauru ranked first.

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The U.S. ranks 23rd in birds

17 January 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Resources Institute, the United States ranks twenty-third in terms of bird species. Colombia ranks first.

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