Disease and Funding

The following is a reproduction of information published in the Washington Times on 5-4-04.  It is for the year 2001 and the numbers and funding are from the Center for Disease Control.

Cause of Death Number who died
Heart Disease 700,142
Cancer 553,768
Stroke 163,538
Accidents 101,537
Diabetes 71,372
HIV/Aids (Ranked No. 22) 14,175
Disease Funding (Millions)
HIV/AIDS $854.06
Emerging Infectious Diseases $274.67
Cancer $206.22
Sexually Transmitted Diseases $158.51
Diabetes $57.71
Heart Disease and Stroke $34.70

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