Which of the following diseases is the biggest killer in today’s?
Ischaemic heart disease and stroke are the world’s biggest killers, accounting for a combined 15.2 million deaths in 2016.
These diseases have remained the leading causes of death globally in the last 15 years.
Which of the following categories of the US population has the highest dropout rate?
American Indian/Alaska Native youth had the highest status dropout rate (10.1 percent) of all racial/ethnic groups, including youth who were Hispanic (8.2 percent), Black (6.5 percent), of Two or more races (4.5 percent), White (4.3 percent), Pacific Islander (3.9 percent), and Asian (2.1 percent).
In which region of the US is the problem of obesity most widespread?
Four states — Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and West Virginia — have obesity rates that top 35 percent, according to new data published Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But promisingly, for the most part, the rates stayed stable between 20.
How much did the world’s population increase during the twentieth century?
During the 20th century, the global population saw its greatest increase in known history, rising from about 1.6 billion in 1900 to over 6 billion in 2000.