D.C. leads, Indianapolis lags in fitness among top 50 U.S. cities
May 19, 2015
by Jayne O'Donnell & Laura Ungar
Doing well in the rankings is increasingly difficult. Public health spending at the federal, state and local levels is below pre-recession levels, the non-profit Trust for America's Health reported last month.
In 2013, spending averaged $239 per person or $75.4 billion compared with $241 per person in 2009. When adjusted for inflation, public health spending was down 10% in those five years.
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