Number of X-rays Per Year

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How many x-rays are taken per year in the United States?

2 billion.

According to a statement by Google founder Eric Schmidt during the launch of Google Health in February 2008, there are about 2 billion x-rays taken in the United States each year. This statement was published in the book ‘Å“Medical and Care Compunetics 5’ by Lodewijk Boss, which was accompaniment for the 5th Annual Conference of the International Council on Medical & Care Compunetics.

 

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