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1.5 million babies were born on April 1, 2017, according to the National Center for Health Statistics.
2.4 million were born in April, which is the fourth consecutive month that it has been this low.
3.2 million people in the US are under the age of 65.
The country has also seen a surge in deaths due to COVID-19, the virus that is spreading around the world.
4.5% of US adults are now underweight.
3% of Americans are obese.
The rate of obesity is higher in rural areas than in cities, which has led to a rise in the number of deaths due the disease.
4% of American adults are underweight, compared to 4% nationally.
3 million children in the U.S. were born with a birth defect in 2016, and the number has increased by more than 30% since then.
5.1% of babies in the United States are born with congenital heart defects, a higher rate than the general population.
6.5 billion people worldwide suffer from severe health problems, according the World Health Organization.
In 2017, the United Nations’ Office on Drugs and Crime warned that the global prevalence of serious infectious diseases is expected to reach 6.1 billion by 2060.
The disease is spreading through different countries, including China, India, Pakistan, and Nigeria.
The number of infections globally rose by nearly 10% in 2017.
7.1 million people died in 2017, with 7.5 deaths per 100,000 people.
The highest death toll in 2017 was in Mexico, where 1,848 people died.
8.6 million people worldwide were infected with malaria in 2017 as compared to 7.3 million in 2016.
9.1 people in every 100,00 people worldwide have asthma.
1 in 10 people in 2017 have COPD, according a report from the World Lung Association.
10.9 million Americans were diagnosed with asthma in 2017 according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
11.4 billion people are living in poverty in 2017 in the OECD.
12.9% of people in developed countries reported having a family member who died of COVID, a rate that is more than twice the national average.
13.6% of adults worldwide were living with a disability in 2017 while 7.9%, or about 5 million people, reported having at least one disability, according an OECD study.
14.5 people in each 100,001 people worldwide are currently underweight in 2017 and are projected to reach the level of 15% by 2036.
15.9.5 percent of American women have never smoked a cigarette.
16.6 percent of Americans have never eaten out, and 14.9 percent have never been at a job for less than 12 weeks.
17.6 people in American households are living with an elderly relative, according on the United Nation’s Social Trends Survey.
19.1 percent of the population of the United Kingdom lives in households with at least two adults, but only 1.3% live in a household with three or more.
20.9,000 children in a year will have asthma, according The Lancet.
21.5,000 American children under the ages of 5 are living on food stamps.
22.4 percent of adults in the country have diabetes, according data from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
23.6,000 Americans have hypertension, according figures from the Centers For Disease Control.
24.1,000 U.K. men are living longer.
25.4,000 men in the UK are living at or below the poverty line.
26.1-3.3 billion people in Africa are living under the poverty level, according U.N. figures.
27.9-6.5 trillion people in Asia are living below the international poverty line, according United Nations figures.
28.9 trillion people worldwide live below the minimum standard of living.
29.4 trillion people have never worn a mask.
30.5-6 billion people live in rural countries.
31.9 billion people globally live in poverty, according Global Development Report.
32.9 and 1.7 billion people living in rural and rural-urban areas are experiencing hunger in 2017 due to the global economic crisis.
33.7 and 1 billion people, or 0.7% of the world’s population, are living as refugees in 2017 the UNAIDS report on the status of refugees and internally displaced people.
34.1 and 1 million people are undernourished in 2017 with the global population of people estimated to be at least 6.3 trillion.
35.2-1.7 trillion people are at risk for water scarcity, according statistics from the United Network for Migration.
36.1 trillion people globally are living without access to clean water, according UNICEF.