NZ has some appalling health stats, and in many cases is the second worst developed nation, invariably behind America. citizen drinks more than 200 litres of soft drink each year.
Developed countries with good health stats all tend to be in Europe. American males between the ages of 12-29 average 605 litres a year.
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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.
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.
66 percent of all Americans are considered to be overweight. Americans watch 4 hours and 42 minutes of television PER DAY on average In 2011, the US trade deficit with China was more than 49,000 times larger than it was in 1985.
America leads the world in money given to fake charities.
70 percent of all Americans are on at least one prescription drug.
And 20 percent of all Americans are on at least five prescription drugs.
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.