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WVa gets $21.78 per person in fed health dollars

March 12, 2009
Associated Press

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention spends about $21.78 per person in West Virginia, which is above average for the region and the 13th highest total in the country.

A study released Tuesday by the Trust For America's Health found that the CDC spent more than $39.5 million in West Virginia in fiscal year 2008 to support state disease and injury prevention programs.

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