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The U.S. ranks 190th in tuberculosis deaths

8 March 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Health Organization, in 2006 the mortality rate for non-HIV related tuberculosis in the United States was 0 per 100,000 population, which made the United States tied for one-hundred and ninetieth, or last, in that category with Canada, Iceland, and Monaco. The country with the highest mortality rate for non-HIV related tuberculosis was Djibouti, at 115 per 100,000 population.

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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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