Health Care Statistics Between USA, England & Canada


King George III ruled England, Canada and what is now the USA. All three share the same language and are similar in many ways. But health care statistics show the USA a leader in health care delivery.

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%

Editor’s Note: We have no idea if these statistics are accurate. They were sent to us by a fellow health care revolutionary active in the insurance industry, so we tend to believe these statistics are accurate.