Percentage of U.S. adults that thought select health issues were most important for the U.S. as of 2019
Most important health issues facing the U.S. 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 said select health issues were the most important issues facing America as of 2019. According to the data, 30 percent of respondents said that rising health care costs were the most important health issue facing the U.S. at that time.
Percentage of U.S. adults that thought select health issues were most important for the U.S. as of 2019
Percentage of respondents
Rising health care costs30%
Substance abuse/opioid abuse/drug abuse16%
Cancer13%
Gun violence10%
Mental health8%
Obesity8%
Don't know5%
Other3%
Heart disease2%
Diabetes2%
Alzheimer's disease1%
Suicide1%
HIV/AIDS1%
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Most important health issues facing the U.S. 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 said select health issues were the most important issues facing America as of 2019. According to the data, 30 percent of respondents said that rising health care costs were the most important health issue facing the U.S. at that time.
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