Hawaii ranks 8th nationally in getting CDC funding
March 12, 2009
by Advertiser Staff
The state does well when it comes to getting its share of federal public health dollars, a new report shows.
Hawai'i received $25.55 for each person on average from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the eighth-highest funding level in the nation on a per-capita basis.
The report by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation found a wide range of funding levels through the country, with Midwestern and Southern states generally receiving less than other regions.
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