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					Half of Americans say cancer should receive the most funding for medical research and most say it will probably be cured in t

Which of the following diseases deserves the most funding for medical research over the next 30 years: Diabetes, cancer, AID

Cancer              48                                                               Which of the following diseases deserves the most fundi
AIDS                22                                                               Diabetes, cancer, AIDS, heart disease, or Alzheimer's?
Heart disease       13
Diabetes             8
Alzheimer's          6
None                 1
                                                                                                                  AIDS
Not sure             2                                                                                            22%


Source: Shell 11/98
Survey Organization: Peter D. Hart Research Associates
Sponsored by Shell Oil Company
Sample: 1,264 adults
Methodology: Telephone interview conducted Nov. 5-9, 1998
Note: Percentages may not add to 100 percent because of rounding


                                                                                     Source: Shell 11/98



                                                                                                        definitely will be and for p
I'm going to read you a few different diseases, and for each one, please tell me whether you thinkaitfew different diseases, cured,ea
                                                                                  I'm going to read you
                                                                                     definitely will be cured, probably will be cured, probably
                                                                                     the next century.
           Definitely Probably
The common cold 17           28
                                                                                                               Cancer
Heart disease      20        46
Alzheimer's        15        52
                                                                                                                 AIDS
AIDS               22        53
Cancer             24        51
                                                                                                           Alzheimer's

Source: NBC News/Wall Street Journal 9/99                                                               Heart disease
Survey Organization: Hart/Teeter
Sponsored by NBC News and The Wall Street Journal                                                   The common cold

                                 Probably Definitely
             Definitely Probably    not      not     Not sure
Cancer             24%       51%      18%         6%       1%
                                                                                     Source: NBC News/Wall Street Journal 9/99
AIDS               22%       53%      16%         7%       2%
Heart
disease           20%          46%         25%          7%           2%
The
common
cold              17%          28%         34%         20%           1%
Alzheimer'
s                 15%          52%         24%          6%           3%
Sample: 2,025 adults
Methodology: Telephone interview conducted Sept. 9-12, 1999
Note: Percentages may not add to 100 percent because of rounding
 t say it will probably be cured in the next century

ext 30 years: Diabetes, cancer, AIDS, heart disease, or Alzheimer's?


ollowing diseases deserves the most funding for medical research over the next 30 years:
cer, AIDS, heart disease, or Alzheimer's?


                                                       Diabetes
                                  Heart                   8%
                                 disease
                                   13%                        Alzheimer's
               AIDS                                               6%
               22%
                                                                  None 1%

                                                                    Not sure 2%




                                     Cancer
                                      48%




           definitely will be and for probably will be cured, probably it
u thinkaitfew different diseases, cured,each one, please tell me whether you thinkwill not be cured, or definitely will not be cured in the next century.
ead you
be cured, probably will be cured, probably will not be cured, or definitely will not be cured in



            Cancer         24%                      51%


               AIDS        22%                    53%


        Alzheimer's     15%                   52%


     Heart disease        20%                  46%


 The common cold         17%           28%


                              Definitely      Probably



News/Wall Street Journal 9/99
be cured in the next century.

				
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