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Source: Kaiser Health Poll Report Survey: October 2005

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?

Total exceeds 100% due to multiple responses

36

Cancer

16

AIDS or HIV

16

Health care – cost

14

Lack of good nutrition/junk foods/obesity/weight disorder

14

Heart disease

11

Health insurance/The uninsured

8

Diabetes

5

Health care – access

4

Smoking

4

Drugs

4

Bird Flu/Flu

3

Elderly

2

Pollution/environment/contamination

1

STDs (other than HIV)

1

Hunger/malnutrition

8

Other

9

Don’t know/Refused

Survey by Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Methodology: Fieldwork conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International, October 4-9, 2005 and based on telephone interviews with a national adult sample of 1,200.

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