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Unformatted text preview: Spending on education was even higher. It was 10% in 1985, and shot up to 14% in 1990 and 15% in 1993, a 50% increase in just 8 years. Graph 2 shows improvements in life expectancy and infant mortality between 1970 and 1992. Life expectancy was just 60 in 1970 but rose to almost 72 in 1992. In contrast, the number of babies dying dropped dramatically, from 60 per 1000 in 1970 to only 22 in 1992. In conclusion, people in the UAE are living longer and healthier lives because of the government's spending on education and medical facilities....
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This note was uploaded on 10/23/2011 for the course IELTS 1101 taught by Professor We during the Spring '11 term at Sussex County Community College.
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