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The U.S. ranks 40th in low maternal death risk

28 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to UNICEF, the lifetime maternal death risk in the United States is 1 in 4800, which makes the United States tied for fortieth with Belarus in that category. Ireland ranks first, with a lifetime maternal death risk rate of 1 in 47,600.

Maternal Death Risk.xlsx

The U.S. ranks 60th in visa requirements

28 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Bank, 158 citizens of nations are required to obtain visas in order to travel to the United States, which makes the United States tied for sixtieth (with Guyana) in that category. Afghanistan, American Samoa, Comoros, Djibouti, Laos, Myanmar, North Korea, and Somalia are tied for first, each requiring visas from 192 countries.

restrictive visa requirements.xlsx