Infographic of the Day: America's Health (Dis)advantage

May 1st, 2013
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According to this infographic, the USA finished last in deaths from disease and injury, infant morality and life expectancy.

Additionally, out of 57 health indicators (i.e. diabetes, BMI, cholesterol, BP, etc.) divided into four age groups, the U.S. scored lowest in half (28). Furthermore, when compared to its peer countries, the United States' composite score in each of the four age groups was ranked last.

Follow up:


America's Health Disadvantage
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Hat tip: Sandy, a MPH graduate



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