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Source: Survey of Americans on HIV/AIDS: August 2000

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. 

35%  Cancer
11 Heart
10 Health care-Cost
9 Health insurance/The uninsured
4 Diabetes
4 Health care-access
4 Elderly
2 Smoking
2 Drugs
2 Obesity
2 Alzheimer's
1 High blood pressure
1 STDs (Sexually Transmitted Diseases)
1 Malnutrition
* Hunger
13 Other
9 Don't know/Refused

Survey by Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Methodology: Fieldwork conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates, August 14-October 26, 2000 and based on telephone interviews with a national adult sample of 2,683.


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