Sunday, January 10, 2010
This article is from the "Investor's Business Daily."
It provides some very interesting statistics from a survey by the United Nations International Health Organization.
Percentage of men and women who survived a cancer five
years after diagnosis:
Percentage of patients diagnosed with diabetes who
received treatment within six months:
Percentage of seniors needing hip replacement who received
it within six months:
Percentage referred to a medical specialist who see one within one month:
Number of MRI scanners (a prime diagnostic tool) per million people:
Percentage of seniors (65+), with low income, who say they
are in "excellent health":