Healthcare stats


Very interesting. A recent "Investor's Business Daily" article provided very interesting statistics from a
survey by the United Nations International Health Organization
Percentage of men and women who survived cancer five years after diagnosis:
U.S. 65%
England 46%
Canada 42%
Percentage of patients diagnosed with diabetes who received treatment within six months:
U.S. 93%
England 15%
Canada 43%
Percentage of seniors needing hip replacement who received it within six months:
U.S. 90%
England 15%
Canada 43%
Percentage referred to a medical specialist who see one within one month:
U.S. 77%
England 40%
Canada 43%
Number of MRI scanners (a prime diagnostic tool) per million people:
U.S. 71
England 14
Canada 18
Percentage of seniors (65+), with low income, who say they are in "excellent health":
U.S. 12%
England 2%
Canada 6%

Who wants "Universal Healthcare" comparable to England or Canada?


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Yeah but we need this bill to lower the costs. Oops! According to the head of the Congressional budget office the Democrats are lying about that