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This article reports the findings of a study developed to compare health care costs in the United States with those of eight other industrially advanced countries over the period 1960-76. All of the countries studied were found to share with the United States the problem of increased health care spending that has outpaced inflation in other sectors of the(More)
Drawing on data from various sources, this article compares the 1980 and 1983 levels of spending on social security and health in the United States with the levels in seven other countries: and Japan. Currently, in the United States, social security is customarily understood to include only old-age, survivors, and disability insurance (OASDI). Based on this(More)
This article is based on the findings of a study developed to compare health care costs in the United States during 1970-80 with those of six other industrially advanced countries--Canada, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. Although health care expenditures in the United States have traditionally been(More)
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