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The U.S. ranks 7th in divorce

29 March 2009 2 comments

According to the website divorcemag.com, in 2002, 45.8% of marriages in the United States end in divorce, which makes the United States rank seventh in that category. Sweden ranks first, with 54.9% of marriages ending in divorce.

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The U.S. ranks 6th in major assaults

29 March 2009 Leave a comment

According to data collected in crime trends surveys conducted between 1998 and 2006 by the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime, the United States ranks sixth in per capita recorded major assaults. The Seychelles rank first.

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