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The U.S. ranks 62nd in prevalence of HIV

1 December 2010 Leave a comment

According to the World Bank, 0.6% of the U.S. population between the ages of 15 and 49 had HIV in 2007, which makes the United States tied for sixty-second with Brazil, Colombia, Paraguay, Switzerland, St. Lucia, and Uruguay in that category. Swaziland ranks first, with 26.1% of the population between the ages of 15 and 49 living with HIV.

In the world as a whole, 0.8% of the population between the ages of 15 and 49 are living with HIV.

The U.S. ranks 9th in emigrants to Latin America and Caribbean

20 November 2009 Leave a comment

According to the 2009 United Nations Human Development Report, 32.2% of all emigrants from the United States reside in Latin America or the Caribbean, which makes the United States rank ninth out of 182 countries in that category. Paraguay ranks first, with 87.4% of all emigrants from that country residing in Latin America or the Caribbean.

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The U.S. ranks 11th in contraception

17 January 2009 4 comments

According to the World Health Organization, the United States is tied for eleventh (with Paraguay) in terms of the percentage of women of reproductive age (or their partners) who use contraception. China ranks first.

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