Friday, 4 March 2011
The inefficiency of U.S. medical treatment.
Health and medical expenditure in the U.S. seems to be double that of most other developed countries. Yet life expectancy is no better in the U.S. than in the latter countries. Amazing. Or perhaps its all down to lifestyles: too much calorie intake in the U.S.
See chart here or (the original source), p. 111 here.
(Hat tip to Larry Willmore author of “Thought du jour”)