[solved] According to the data in Table 9.1,
the Corruption Perception Index score for the United States is higher than for Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom.
the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) scores in such countries as Denmark, Sweden, and Canada are higher (indicating lower perceived levels of corruption) than in such countries as the United States, France, Ireland, and Japan.
there is no reason to be concerned about the lack of high ethical standards in most of the world's countries (based on the Corruption Perception Index scores in the table).
only a small number of countries have a Corruption Perception Index score below 80 and most of these are countries with small populations located in geographically remote parts of the world.
the perception of corruption in the United States is the lowest in the world, indicating that ethical conduct in business transactions involving U.S. companies is very likely the highest in the world.