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State-by-State Look at How Federal Public Health Dollars are Spent

This state-by-state review from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation provides a status report on how federal dollars are spent on public health programs. Louisiana and Oklahoma rank #1 and #2 in the total amount of money spent per capita.

In other rankings:
Oklahoma and Louisiana rank #1 & #2 in most per capita spent on cancer prevention programs.
Oklahoma ranks #1 for amount spent per capita on chronic diseases.
Louisiana receives the most funding for diabetes control and environmental health.

To read the entire report: Shortchanging America’s Health

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