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The U.S. ranks 15th in alcohol-related traffic deaths

11 August 2010 Leave a comment

According to data gathered by the World Health Organization in 2008, thirty-eight percent of all traffic fatalities in the United States are alcohol-related, which makes the United States rank fifteenth out of ninety-two countries who reported such data. Palau ranked first, at 100%. However, only three traffic deaths were reported by Palau.

The U.S. ranks 55th in rural drinking water

19 January 2010 Leave a comment

According to the World Health Organization, 94% of rural Americans had access to improved drinking water sources, which made the United States tied for fifty-fifth with Guatemala, Micronesia, and Palau in that category. Thirty-one nations tied for first, with 100% access to improved drinking water for their rural populations.