Thursday, November 1, 2012

Compare the United States to Countries in the World

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http://www.ifitweremyhome.com/compare/listing

Compare the following countries:

Canada:
Spend ______________ less on health care than in the U.S.
___________ less chance of dying in infancy than in the U.S.
Live ___________ longer than in the U.S.
Have _______ free time than in the U.S.

Mexico:
Make _______________ less money than in the U.S.
Have ___________ more babies than in the U.S.
Die __________ years sooner than in the U.S.
__________less likely to have HIV/AIDS than in the U.S.

Japan:
Have ___________ less chance of dying in infancy than in the U.S.
Use _____________ less electricity than in the U.S.
Spend ____________ less on health care than in the U.S.
Live ____________ years longer than in the U.S.

China:
Make _____________ less money than in the U.S.
Die ___________ years sooner than in the U.S.
Use____________ less electricity than in the U.S.

Somalia:
Have a ________________ higher chance of dying in infancy than in the U.S.
Make ____________ less money than in the U.S.

Afghanistan:
If you lived in Afghanistan you would likely die ________ years sooner than if you lived in the U.S.
You would make ______________ less money than if you lived in the U.S.

Norway:
If you lived in Norway you would make ____________ more money than if you lived in the U.S.
You would spend __________ less on health care.
You would live __________________ years longer than if you lived in the U.S.

Haiti:
You would _______________ more likely have HIV/AIDS if you lived in Haiti than in the U.S.
You would make ___________ less money in Haiti.
You would die __________ years sooner than if you lived in the U.S.

India:
You would make _____________ less money if you lived in India than if you lived in the U.S.
You would die __________ years sooner.
You would have ________ more babies than if you lived in the U.S.
You would have __________ more chance being unemployed in India than if you lived in the U.S.

Egypt:
You would have ___________ more babies if you lived in Egypt instead of the U.S.
You would die _____________ years sooner if you lived in Egypt.
You would have _____________ chance being unemployed if you lived in Egypt.

Germany:
You would have __________ more free time if you lived in Germany than if you lived in the U.S.
You would live ___________ longer if you lived in Germany than in the U.S.
You would spend ____________ less on health care.
You would have ___________ less money than if you lived in the U.S.

If time permits, extra credit:


Mapping the Nation's Happiness

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2011/03/06/weekinreview/20110306-happiness.html?ref=multimedia

Which part of Wisconsin reported the lowest percentage of health care coverage?

Which part of Wisconsin reported the highest percentage of health care coverage?

What percentage of people living in southwest Wisconsin reported not having enough money to buy food in the past month?

Which part of the state did people feel the least safe walking alone at night?

Which part of the state did people report the highest rate of depression?

Which part of the state reported getting at least 30 minutes of exercise three days out of the last seven days?

What percentage of people in southwest Wisconsin reported feeling happiness for a greater part of the day yesterday?

In general, what part of the United States did respondents feel the least safe?

In general, what part of the United States reported feeling the most happy?

What parts of the United States did the most people report getting the most exercise?

What part of the United States was the least likely to report learning something new or interesting yesterday?



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