Percentage of U.S. adults that felt select achievements were most important to modern medicine as of 2019
Most important modern medical achievement according to U.S. adults 2019
This statistic is based on a survey conducted in January 2019. It depicts the percentage of survey respondents that felt select achievements were most important to medicine within the past 30 years. According to the results, 24 percent of respondents felt that the reduction in cancer death rates was the most important medical achievement in the past 30 years.
Percentage of U.S. adults that felt select achievements were most important to modern medicine as of 2019
Percentage of respondents
Reduction in cancer death rates24%
Diagnostic tests to stop the spread of disease20%
Vaccine development17%
HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment16%
Advances in transplantation13%
Reduction in cardiovascular disease death rates7%
Other (open-ended)3%
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Most important modern medical achievement according to U.S. adults 2019
This statistic is based on a survey conducted in January 2019. It depicts the percentage of survey respondents that felt select achievements were most important to medicine within the past 30 years. According to the results, 24 percent of respondents felt that the reduction in cancer death rates was the most important medical achievement in the past 30 years.
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