Archive for 25 May 2009

The U.S. ranks 33rd in alcohol consumption

25 May 2009 1 comment

According to the World Health Organization, in 2003, adults over the age of fifteen in the United States consumed an average of 8.61 litres of alcohol, which was enough to make the United States rank thirty-third in that category. Luxembourg ranked first, consuming 15.56 litres per adult.

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The U.S. ranks 1st in anxiety disorders

25 May 2009 48 comments

According to a presentation to the IFPE Congress in Vienna, Austria on April 18, 2009, on the results of World Health Organization’s World Mental Health Survey, 19% of Americans experience a clinical anxiety disorder in a given twelve-month period, which makes the United States rank first in that category.