Kansas spends almost two-thirds less per person for public health than the national median.
It’s the fifth lowest in the country, with the state spending $12.40 per person each year.
Missouri and Nevada spent the least – $5.90 and $4.10 per person, respectively.
Kansas was one of six states that decreased its public health budget three or more years in a row.
This all comes from a public health report by Trust for America’s Health, a national nonpartisan nonprofit.