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Americans Say Maintain or Increase Funding for Global Health and Development, But Take Care of Problems at Home First in the Recession
Date:5/7/2009

ed in these findings to connect aid with results in the public's mind," said Altman.

Half of Americans say they have personally donated money to an organization that works to improve health for people in developing nations. And despite their renewed focus on the home front, most Americans (57%) say the U.S. and other industrialized nations are not doing enough to improve health for people in the developing world.

Large majorities say that, over the last five years, U.S. health spending has made at least a small difference in improving the lives of people abroad (83%) and in changing the overall course of disease in developing countries (79%), including some who say it has made a big difference in these areas (38% and 30%, respectively).

Who Is Most/Least Supportive of U.S. Action on Global Health?

Support for increased U.S. action on global health resonates most strongly among young people, members of racial and ethnic minority groups, liberals and Democrats, and those who say they pay "a lot" of attention to global health issues. By contrast, groups less likely to back increased U.S. action include Americans 65 and older, whites, conservatives and Republicans, and those who pay less attention to global health issues.

For example, 44 percent of Americans ages 18-29 say the U.S. spends too little on efforts to improve health in developing countries, compared with just 12 percent of seniors. Similarly, 40 percent of those who pay a lot of attention to global health issues say that, given the current economic crisis, it is more important than ever for the U.S. to spend on improving health in developing countries. That is twice as many as among those who pay little or no attention to global health issues (18%).

African Americans are particularly supportive of increasing U.S. spending on global HIV/AIDS; 62 percent of them say that the U.S. curren
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