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Source: Survey of Americans On HIV/AIDS: March 2004

What do you think is the most urgent health problem facing this nation today? Is there another problem you think is almost as urgent?

Subpopulation/Note: Asked of half sample

Adds to more than 100% due to multiple responses


12%  Health insurance/The uninsured
10 Diabetes
5 Health care-access
4 Smoking
3 Drugs
2 Elderly
2 Pollution/Environment
2 STDs (Sexually Transmitted Diseases)
1 Hunger/Malnutrition
12 Other
7 Don't know/Refused
16 Heart Disease
35 Cancer
21 AIDS or HIV
17 Health care-cost
16 Lack of good nutrition/Junk foods/Obesity

Survey by Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Methodology: Fieldwork conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates, March 15 and May 11, 2004 and based on telephone interviews with a national sample of 2,902 adults.


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