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The average spent in Britain capita per year on health insurance is $3,129 (in U.S. dollars). How much is spent per capita per year for the average U.S. resident?
2/3 as much
about the same
1.5 times as much
2.4 times as much
3.8 times as much

According to the CIA's World Factbook, out of the following five countries, which has the highest infant mortality rate (number of children that die before reaching their first birthday)?
Cuba
Singapore
United States
Czech Republic
South Korea

A fresh apple typically contains about
100 calories, 16 grams of carbohydrates, 4 grams of fat, and 6 grams of protein
100 calories, 26 grams of carbohydrates, 0 grams of fat, and 1 gram of protein.
100 calories, 5 grams of carbohydrates, 2 grams of fat, and 0 grams of protein.
200 calories, 26 grams of carbohydrates, 4 grams of fat, and 3 grams of protein
200 calories, 16 grams of carbohydrates, 2 grams of fat, and 6 grams of protein

By 2010 U.S. average per capita income had increased to just over four times the 1980 level ($40,584 vs $9,494). How much did health care expenditures increase during the same period?
Doubled
About 4 times
About 6 times
About 10 times
About 15 times

According to the CDC, which causes more deaths in the United States, alcoho or tobacco?
Smoking causes five or six times as many deaths as alcohol.
Smoking causes about twice as many deaths as alcohol
About the same
Alcohol cause about twice as many deaths as tobacco.
Alcohol causes five or six times as many deaths as tobacco

According to the CDC, what percentage of U.S. adults are obese?
5.4
11.1
22.7
35.7
48.9

According to the CIA's World Factbook, Swaziland has the highest rate of AIDS in the world. What percentage of adults (age 15-49) in Swaziland are HIV positive?
5.8%
10.5%
14.9%
18.6%
25.9%

According to the CIA's World Factbook, which of the following 5 countries has the longest and which has the shortest life expectancy: Japan, Iceland, Ireland, The United States, Bosnia & Herzegovina?
Japan has the longest; The United States has the shortest.
The United States has the longest; Bosnia & Herzegovina has the shortest.
Sweden has the longest; Ireland has the shortest.
The United States has the longest; Iceland has the shortest.
Sweden has the longest; Bosnia & Herzegovina has the shortest.

In which of the following countries does the government provide universal health care for its citizens?
India
Brazil
Cuba
All of the above
None of the above

Which of the following is not a way in which Hepatitis A is spread?
Sexual contact
Casual contact
Contaminated food or water
Failure to wash hands
Providing care for an infected person