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Of these issues, which is the greatest health concern facing the Lawrence community?

Response Percent Votes
Poverty/unemployment
 
23% 126
Drug and alcohol abuse
 
16% 87
Mental health
 
15% 86
Insufficient access to health care
 
12% 70
Lack of physical activity
 
12% 69
Affordably healthy food
 
9% 53
Lack of dental care
 
4% 26
Other (please specify in comments)
 
4% 23
Total 540

Comments

BigAl 2 years, 4 months ago

Both sales and property taxes.

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akuna 2 years, 4 months ago

I'd say the biggest issue facing Lawrence, and all of America, is too much sugar, processed, and fast foods, which is not the same as 'affordable health food.'

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kernal 2 years, 4 months ago

The food industry is making us fat and sick. It needs to stop and until people wake up and speak out, it won't change.

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jhawkinsf 2 years, 4 months ago

I had to vote for lack of physical activity. However, I would certainly include in that people being overweight/obese.

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JackMcKee 2 years, 4 months ago

based on what I've seen it's obesity. It seems like the average BMI in Kansas is about 35.

Eat healthy. Get exercise.

Life is so much more enjoyable.

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pinecreek 2 years, 4 months ago

Obesity. At epidemic proportions and growing (no pun intended).

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waitjustaminute 2 years, 4 months ago

worst health care concern is too many do gooders trying to enforce their life style on others. so basically, mind your own beeswax.

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