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The U.S. ranks 10th in bullied teenage females

12 April 2011 Leave a comment

According to the OECD, in 2008 the U.S. ranked 10th out of 25 countries in teenage girls who are reported victims of bullies.  The U.S. ranks tenth with 10.4 percent.  Turkey ranked first with 23.3 percent of reported cases.

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The U.S.ranks 2nd in out of pocket health expenses

11 April 2011 2 comments

According to the OECD in 2008 the U.S. ranks second out of 33 countries in out of pocket health expenses.  The average per person out of pocket health expense in the U.S. is $912.  Switzerland ranked first with a cost of $1424 (U.S. dollars) per person.

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The U.S. ranks 4th in Navigable Waterways

2 March 2011 Leave a comment

According to the CIA World factbook the United States ranks fourth in navigable waterways with 41,009 kilometers.  China ranks first with 110,00 kilometers.

Prepared by L. Wenthe

The U.S. ranks 4th in banana production

25 February 2011 2 comments

According to  in 2008, the U.S. produced 3% of the worlds bananas.  In addition to Cuba, Cypress, Occupied Palestinian Territory and Israel, the United States  ranks fourth out of ten countries.   Turkey ranks first, with a banana production rate of 6%.

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