health indicator dial Compared toresidents of the Czech Republic — which had an average lifeexpectancy almost at parity with the U.S. — Americans spent morethan double on health care relative to GDP. (Photo:Shutterstock)

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The U.S. will cost you the most for treatment, both inabsolute terms and relative to average incomes, while lifeexpectancy of Americans — about 79 years — was exceeded by morethan 25 countries and territories, according to an annual Bloomberganalysis in almost 200 economies.

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