Most urgent health problems as perceived by Americans 2016

Distribution of most urgent health problems facing the U.S. perceived by Americans in 2016

by Statista Research Department, last edited Dec 7, 2016
Most urgent health problems as perceived by Americans 2016 This statistic shows a distribution of the most urgent health problems as perceived by Americans in 2016. As of 2016, some 12 percent of respondents perceived cancer as the main health problem for the United States.
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Distribution of most urgent health problems facing the U.S. perceived by Americans in 2016

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Percentage of respondents
Cost27%
Access20%
Cancer12%
Obesity8%
Diabetes3%
Drug/ alcohol abuse3%
Mental illness3%
Flu/viruses2%
Heart disease2%
Finding cures for diseases1%
Government intereference*1%
AIDS*1%
Bioterrorism0%
Other8%
No opinion11%
Percentage of respondents
Cost27%
Access20%
Cancer12%
Obesity8%
Diabetes3%
Drug/ alcohol abuse3%
Mental illness3%
Flu/viruses2%
Heart disease2%
Finding cures for diseases1%
Government intereference*1%
AIDS*1%
Bioterrorism0%
Other8%
No opinion11%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Dec 7, 2016
This statistic shows a distribution of the most urgent health problems as perceived by Americans in 2016. As of 2016, some 12 percent of respondents perceived cancer as the main health problem for the United States.
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