Figure the distribution of world income 2000 based on

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Figure: The Distribution of World Income (2000) Based on the data in the figure, people in the United States are about how many times wealthier than the world average GDP per capita?
Figure: The Distribution of World Income (2000) Refer to the figure. Based on the data in the figure, about how many times wealthier is the richest country when compared to the poorest country?
Figure: Economic Growth in Major World Regions
Refer to the figure, which shows us how real GDP per capita has been changing over time in different regions of the world. Studying the chart shows
Figure - Table: GDP per Capita and Life Expectancy Country Year 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 United States GDP per capita 22,568 25,264 28,263 29,942 34,600 37,084 Life expectancy at birth, total (years) 74 75 75 76 77 78 Singapore GDP per capita 9,043 10,866 14,658 19,359 23,019 25,968 Life expectancy at birth, total (years) 71 73 74 76 78 80 Germany GDP per capita 15,656 16,885 19,428 21,073 23,114 23,788 Life expectancy at birth, total (years) 73 74 75 76 78 79 France GDP per capita 15,982 16,854 19,244 19,990 22,548 23,650 Life expectancy at birth, total (years) 74 75 77 78 79 80 China GDP per capita 186 290 392 658 949 1,451 Life expectancy at birth, total (years) 67 68 69 69 70 72 Nigeria GDP per capita 443 330 370 363 369 428 Life expectancy at birth, total (years) 45 46 47 47 47 47 Zimbabwe GDP per capita 601 609 642 606 585 428 Life expectancy at birth, total (years) 59 62 61 52 43 42 Bangladesh GDP per capita 230 244 261 289 338 400 Life expectancy at birth, total (years) 49 52 55 58 61 63 Source: World Development Indicators 2007 The table shows data on GDP per capita and life expectancy for several countries. Why might one expect a positive correlation between wealth and life expectancy?

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