Tuesday, September 27, 2016

National Health Insurance

ITS HARD TO BEAT THE FACTS !! AND HERE THEY ARE !!
     

           A recent "Investor's Business Daily" article provided 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:

            U.S.                     
65%

            England               46%

            Canada                42%


           Percentage of patients diagnosed with diabetes who received treatment within six months:

           U.S.                      93%

            England               15%

            Canada                43%


           Percentage of seniors needing hip replacement who received it within six months:

           U.S.                      90%

            England               15%

            Canada                43%


           Percentage referred to a medical specialist who see one within one month:

            U.S.                      77%

            England               40%

            Canada                43%


           Number of MRI scanners (a prime diagnostic tool) per million people:

            U.S.                      71

            England              14

            Canada               18


           Percentage of seniors (65+), with low income, who say they are in "excellent health":

            U.S.                     12%

            England                2%

            Canada                6%


           And now for the last statistic:


          National Health Insurance?

            U.S.                      NO
            England           
  YES

            Canada             
YES

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