Most important health issue for people in West Virginia U.S. 2017

This survey displays the share of people in West Virginia about what they think is the most important health issue faced in their state, as of September 2017. As much as 36 percent of the survey respondents believe that opioid epidemic/substance abuse is the most important health issue being faced by the people of West Virginia.

In your opinion, what is the most important health issue facing people in West Virginia today?

Percentage of respondents
Opioid epidemic/substance abuse36%
Obesity22%
Cancer16%
Not sure7%
Heart disease5%
Diabetes4%
Mental health3%
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)2%
Arthritis1%
Asthma1%
Dental disease1%
High blood pressure1%
Other (specify)1%
Kidney disease0.2%
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Source

Release date

March 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

September 2017

Number of respondents

800-1,000

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

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