State and local governments spend less than 3% on public health
State and local government spending, as a share of total expenditures.
Not all categories are shown. Nonhospital health includes public health, behavioral health, medical transportation and other nonhospital health-related spending. Nonhospital health does not include Medicaid spending.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau “Annual Survey of State and Local Government Finances,” 2017Graphic:
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