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Feb 14, 2017 9:46 PM

NH adults say drug abuse is state's biggest problem, according to UNH poll


DURHAM — A new poll from the University of New Hampshire showed that Granite Staters see drug abuse is seen as the most important problem facing the state.

According to the latest Granite State Poll, 44 percent of NH adults said that drug abuse was the biggest problem in New Hampshire. Drug abuse has been seen as the biggest issue facing New Hampshire for more than a year.

Other issues Granite Staters felt were important that followed drug abuse included jobs and the economy at 11 percent, education at 8 percent, healthcare at 5 percent, taxes at 4 percent, and the state budget at 1 percent.

The UNH Survey Center said that 505 NH adults were surveyed by phone between Jan. 31 and Feb. 8, 2017.

The full results of the Granite State Poll can be viewed here.

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