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Hawaii ranks 8th nationally in getting CDC funding

March 12, 2009
by Advertiser Staff
Honoloulu Advertiser

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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