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Study: Ohio ranks near bottom of states in federal health funding

April 2, 2008
by Misti Crane
Columbus Dispatch

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention spent far more money per capita — $69.76 — on Alaskans than any other Americans in fiscal year 2007. Residents of the Buckeye State got $15.08 a head. CDC funding can vary by more than $56 per person, according to an analysis by the nonprofit group Trust for America’s Health, which produced the report with a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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