Tuesday, March 07, 2006

USA: Per Capita Drug Spending: $885

This Press Release from researchandmarkets.com:

With a population approaching 300 million, the USA is the third largest country in the world, behind China and India. The largest state is California, with a population of 36 million.

The USA is the world's largest and wealthiest pharmaceutical market, accounting for around 48% of the world total. Per capita expenditure on drugs is $885 in 2005, nearly double the level found in the rest of the world.

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