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Re: Workers Paradise. /Political rant.

From:	IN%"[email protected]" 17-SEP-1996 01:09:37.71

	Mind trying to do 72-column or so formatting, BTW?

>Canada has a single payer system and we spend about two thirds as much as t=
>U.S. on health care as a percentage of G.N.P. We manage to insure all Canad=
>while about 35% of people in the U.S. have *no* health insurance.

	Canada also has less smoking, teenage pregnancy, and various other
factors which are known to raise health insurance costs. I've seen some studies
in which these _entirely_ account for the differences... and keep in mind the
rate of health care inflation of the two countries (depending on the study,
either the same or higher for Canada.)