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The U.S. ranks 69th in approval of UN leadership

29 December 2011 Leave a comment

According to Gallup, forty-two percent of Americans approve of the leadership of the United Nations, which makes the United States tied for sixty-ninth in that category with Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Serbia, and Georgia. Sierra Leone ranks first, with eighty-six percent of the population approving of the leadership of the United Nations.

The U.S. ranks 13th in age of first sex

28 January 2009 7 comments

According to the 2005 Durex Global Sex Survey, the average American has their first sexual experience at 16.9 years of age, which means that it is tied for thirteenth with Portugal and Bulgaria in that category. Iceland ranks first, with an average age of 15.6 years. The global average is 17.3 years.

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The U.S. ranks 34th in maternal survival

26 January 2009 Leave a comment

According to the United Nations Population Fund, the United States has a maternal death rate of 11 for every 100,000 live births, which makes it tied for thirty-fourth (with Bulgaria, Lithuania, and Portugal) in terms of maternal survival rates. Ireland ranks first, with only one maternal death for every 100,000 live births.

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