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General Health Status Healthy People 2020

Throughout the decade, Healthy People 2020 will assess the general health status of the U.S. population by monitoring: Life expectancy (with international comparison) Healthy life expectancy. Years of potential life lost (YPLL) (with international comparison) Physically and mentally unhealthy days. Self-assessed health status.

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Health and Health Care Healthy People 2020

health. Persons whose health care provider asks how instructions will be followed (HC/HIT-1.2) Persons whose health care provider gives easy-to-understand instructions (HC/HIT-1.1) Persons unable to obtain or delaying needed medical care, dental care, or prescription medications (AHS-6.1) Persons with a source of ongoing care (AHS-5.1) Persons

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Determinants of Health Healthy People 2020

Both access to health services and the quality of health services can impact health. Healthy People 2020 directly addresses access to health services as a topic area and incorporates quality of health services throughout a number of topic areas. Lack of access, or limited access, to health services greatly impacts an individual’s health status.

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Access to Health Services Healthy People 2020

Access to Health Services is a key issue in the Health and Health Care domain. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (formerly known as the Institute of Medicine) define access to health care as the “timely use of personal health services to achieve the best possible health outcomes.” 1 Many people face barriers that

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Health Literacy Healthy People 2020

Health Literacy is a key issue in the Health and Health Care domain. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) defines health literacy as “the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information needed to make appropriate health decisions.” 1 , 2 Adequate health literacy may

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Healthy People 2030 Framework

The framework explains the central ideas and function of the Healthy People 2030 initiative. The purpose of the framework is to: Provide context and rationale for the initiative’s approach. Communicate the principles that underlie decisions about Healthy People 2030. Situate the initiative in the 5-decade history of Healthy People.

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Vision Healthy People 2020

GoalImprove the visual health of the Nation through prevention, early detection, timely treatment, and rehabilitation.OverviewVision is an essential part of everyday life, influencing how Americans of all ages learn, communicate, …

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2020 Topics and Objectives – Objectives A–Z Healthy People 2020

Health Communication and Health Information Technology. Health-Related Quality of Life & Well-Being New. Healthcare-Associated Infections New. Hearing and Other Sensory or Communication Disorders. Heart Disease and Stroke. HIV.

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Older Adults Healthy People 2020

GoalImprove the health, function, and quality of life of older adults.OverviewAs Americans live longer, growth in the number of older adults is unprecedented. In 2014, 14.5% (46.3 million) of the US population was aged 65 or older and is …

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About Healthy People

Mission. Healthy People 2020 strives to: Identify nationwide health improvement priorities. Increase public awareness and understanding of the determinants of health, disease, and disability and the opportunities for progress. Provide …

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Discrimination Healthy People 2020

Discrimination is a fairly common experience; 31% of U.S. adults report at least 1 major discriminatory occurrence in their lifetime, and 63% report experiencing discrimination everyday. 3 Experiencing discrimination may be related to health behaviors that have clear associations with particular disease outcomes, such as smoking 26, 27 or

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Law and Health Policy Healthy People 2020

Advancing Public Health Through Law and Policy. Law and policy are among the most effective tools to improve health. Many of the greatest public health successes in the United States are the result of legal or policy interventions, such as smoke-free air laws and mandatory seatbelt laws.1 Yet many people may not be aware of the precise impact these interventions …

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Respiratory Diseases Healthy People 2020

Goal. Promote respiratory health through better prevention, detection, treatment, and education efforts. Overview. Asthma 1 and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) 2 are significant public health burdens. Specific methods of …

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Global Health Healthy People 2020

The health of the U.S. population can be affected by public health threats or events across the globe. Recent examples of this include the Ebola Virus outbreak that began in 2014, the 2003 SARS epidemic, and the 2009 …

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Crime and Violence Healthy People 2020

Crime and violence experienced by individuals living in a community is an important public health issue. People can be exposed to violence in many ways. They may be victimized directly, witness violence or property crimes in their community, or hear about crime and violence from other residents. 1. Violence can lead to premature death or cause

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Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity Healthy People 2020

Good nutrition, physical activity, and a healthy body weight are essential parts of a person’s overall health and well-being. Together, these can help decrease a person’s risk of developing serious health conditions, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and cancer. A healthful diet, regular physical activity, and achieving and

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Nutrition and Weight Status Healthy People 2020

National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations, National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education (NRC); State Child Care Licensing Websites. Data: HP2020 data for this objective: Details about the methodology and measurement of this HP2020 objective:

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Health-Related Quality of Life & Well-Being Healthy …

Healthy People 2020 emphasizes the importance of health-related quality of life and well-being by including it as one of the initiative’s 4 overarching goals, “promoting quality of life, healthy development, and health behaviors across …

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Nutrition and Weight Status Healthy People 2020

The Nutrition and Weight Status objectives for Healthy People 2020 reflect strong science supporting the health benefits of eating a healthful diet and maintaining a healthy body weight. The objectives also emphasize that efforts to change diet and weight should address individual behaviors, as well as the policies and environments that support

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Data Chart Healthy People 2020

This data tool provides state-level data, data details, and charts for many Healthy People objectives. Below you’ll find some information about specific features of the tool that will help you get started. When state-level data are available for a particular objective, the DATA2020 search will include an objective filter for state-level data.

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Maternal, Infant, and Child Health Healthy People 2020

Infant and child health are similarly influenced by sociodemographic and behavioral factors, such as education, family income, and breastfeeding, but are also linked to the physical and mental health of parents and caregivers. There are racial and ethnic disparities in mortality and morbidity for mothers and children; in particular, maternal

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Data Chart Healthy People 2020

Data Source: National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (CDC/NCEZID)) Additional footnotes may apply to these data. Please refer to footnotes below the data table for further information.

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Early Childhood Development and Education Healthy People 2020

Early Childhood Development and Education is a key issue in the Education domain. Early childhood, particularly the first 5 years of life, impacts long–term social, cognitive, emotional, and physical development. 1, 2 Healthy development in early childhood helps prepare children for the educational experiences of kindergarten and beyond. 8

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Search Healthy People 2020 Evidence-Based Resources

The Health Literacy of America’s Adults: Results from the 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy U.S. Department of Education Topic Area(s): Health Communication and Health Information Technology: 2006: Other: 3 out of 4: The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People: Building a Foundation for Better …

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Social Determinants of Health Healthy People 2020

Healthy People 2020 highlights the importance of addressing the social determinants of health by including “Create social and physical environments that promote good health for all” as one of the four overarching goals for the decade. 1 This emphasis is shared by the World Health Organization, whose Commission on Social Determinants of

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Heart Disease and Stroke Healthy People 2020

A smaller set of Healthy People 2020 objectives, called Leading Health Indicators, has been selected to communicate high-priority health issues and actions that can be taken to address them. The 12 Leading Health Indicator topics are: Access to Health Services; Clinical Preventive Services; Environmental Quality; Injury and Violence

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HP2020 Disparities Summary chart Healthy People 2020

Disparities Overview by Sex. OA-11: Emergency department visits for falls (age adjusted, per 100,000 population, 65+ years) This chart displays the range of estimates for each time point and identifies the populations with highest and lowest values. 2020 Baseline (year): 5,235.1 (2007) 2020 Target: 4,711.6. Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired.

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NWS-9 Data Details Healthy People 2020

In 1997, a Consultation on Obesity convened by the World Health Organization recommended standardizing the classification of overweight and obesity. Obesity was defined as a BMI of 30.0 or greater. Further classification of obesity was made as follows: 30.0-34.9 was defined as Class I obesity, 35.0-39.9 as Class II, and 40.0 or greater as Class

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Development of the National Health Promotion and Disease …

The Secretary’s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2030 (Committee) is a federal advisory committee composed of non-federal, independent subject matter experts. The Committee will provide recommendations to the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) regarding Healthy People 2030’s

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Environmental Quality Healthy People 2020

From 2009 to 2012, children ages 3 to 11 with private health insurance had the lowest rate of exposure to secondhand smoke (27.3%). Children with public health insurance had more than twice the rate of secondhand smoke exposure during the same years (57.5%). Rates for all health insurance status groups were: Private health insurance: 27.3%

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Data Map Healthy People 2020

The tool includes an option to view data charts. You’ll find the type of data—national or state-level—in the header of each chart. Please note that charts showing state-level data won’t display the HP2020 baseline and target. Data Details. You’ll find state-level data details (metadata) for all objectives with state-level data.

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