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Subject:  End of the Health Care debate Date:  6/7/2009  5:28 PM
Author:  Volucris Number:  19246 of 73681

http://www.nchc.org/facts/cost.shtml

Percentage of GDP Spent on Health Care
USA: 17% (15% of population not covered)
Canada: 10: (100% of population covered)

GDP:
USA: $13.84 Trillion
Canada: $1.3 Trillion - In US Dollars

Amount spent on health care
USA: $2.353 Trillion
Canada: $0.13 Trillion

Population
USA: 304,100,000 (Number actually covered by ins. 258,485,000)
Canada: 33,215,000

Amount spent per person
USA: $9,100
Canada: $3,900

Do you see those numbers up there? Not only does Canada spend less than 1/2 per citizen that we do, they have better patient outcomes as well. And 100%