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

According to the World Health Organization, in 2005 the United States’ federal government spent $2862 per capita on health, an amount that made the United States rank fifth in that category. Luxembourg ranked first, with a per capita government spending of $5006 when measured in purchasing power parity (PPP).

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