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This page is just a collection of over 50 American statistics and facts. The main bias inherent on this page, is that these stats were mostly selected because they make America look bad.
Doctors in the United States write more than 250 million prescriptions for antidepressants each year.
Prescription painkillers kill more Americans than heroin and cocaine combined.
The United States has the most laws of any country.
In the UK, an average of about US,500 is spent on healthcare per person each year. Norway imprisons 71 out of 100,000, Japan jails 54, and Iceland locks up 47 out of 100,000. is the leader in the amount of energy use per person.
Number one in mass shootings – there were 372 mass shootings in the US in 2015, killing 475 people and wounding 1,870 The U. is rated worst in healthcare quality among developed countries, although US care is the most expensive.
A coronary bypass in the US costs 50 percent more than it would in Canada, Australia, and France, and 100% more than in Germany.
And 20 percent of all Americans are on at least five prescription drugs.
America has the highest percentage of one person households.
There are 747,408 registered sex offenders in the U. Americans spend more money on elections than anyone else does in the world by a wide margin More is spent on prescription drug advertising in America than anywhere else in the world.
There are more car thefts in the United States than anywhere else in the world by far There are more school shootings in America than anywhere else in the world.
The United States leads the world in credit card fraud.