Thursday, January 09, 2014

U.S. falling farther behind OECD peers in health

A bubble with a number less than one means Americans are losing fewer years of life, although you don't see many of those, because, in every category measured in 2008, the United States did worse than than average.
 Potential Years of Life Lost (YPLL) to Different Diseases
United States Compared to OECD Median
Source: Washington Post Wonkblog

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