60 percent of Americans report feeling “angry or irritable”. Americans spend more time sitting in traffic than anyone else in the world.70 percent of all Americans are on at least one prescription drug.Prescription painkillers kill more Americans than heroin and cocaine combined.America exports more weapons to other countries than anyone else in the world.On average, a hospital delivery costs US,775 – or US,041 for a Cesarean There are more guns in the U. than there are people: The rate of private gun ownership in the U. was tabulated at 101.05 firearms per 100 individuals.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.
Doctors in the United States write more than 250 million prescriptions for antidepressants each year.
A coronary bypass in the US costs 50 percent more than it would in Canada, Australia, and France, and 100% more than in Germany.
One in four children in America grow up without learning how to read.
The grizzly bear is the official state animal of California.
But no grizzly bears have been seen there since 1922.