Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues…

Source: HIV/AIDS In The US and The World Survey: June 2002

Now, thinking specifically about health…What do you think is the most urgent health problem facing this nation today? Is there another health problem you think is almost as urgent?

Subpopulation/Note: Asked of half sample

Adds to more than 100% due to multiple responses


27%  Cancer
19 Health care-cost
18 Health insurance/The uninsured
17 AIDS or HIV
9 Health care-access
8 Heart Disease
7 Diabetes
7 Senior citizens care
6 Other specific disease
5 Drugs
5 Obesity
3 Smoking/Cigarettes
1 Hunger/Malnutrition
1 STDs (Sexually Transmitted Diseases)
16 Other
9 Don't know/Refused

Survey by Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Washington Post, Harvard University. Methodology: Fieldwork conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates , June 13-June 23, 2002 and based on telephone interviews with a national adult of 1,402. The sample included an oversample of 100 African Americans and 101 Latinos.


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