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Vital Signs

Facts & Figures

All over the map

Number of hospital beds per 1,000 people

13.9
In Japan, highest of the 30 industrialized nations in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

3.8
Average in the 30 OECD nations

3.1
In the United States

2.2
In New Hampshire

1.7
In Mexico, lowest of the 30 OECD nations

Health-care spending per capita

$8,235
In New Hampshire

$7,290
In the United States, highest of the 30 OECD nations

$2,964
Average in the 30 OECD nations

$823
In Mexico, lowest of the 30 OECD nations

SOURCE: OECD HEALTH DATA (2007 OR MOST RECENT AVAILABLE FIGURES), NEW HAMPSHIRE HEALTHCARE DASHBOARD (2008 FIGURES), STATEHEALTHFACTS.ORG (2008 FIGURES)


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