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Healthy People 2020 Healthy People 2020

Details: A new decade means new opportunities to address high-priority public health issues. Check out Healthy People 2030! Previous Pause Next. DATA2020 Search. This interactive data tool allows users to explore data and …

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About Healthy People Healthy …

Details: Achieve health equity, eliminate disparities, and improve the health of all groups. Create social and physical environments that promote good health for all. Promote quality of life, healthy development, and healthy behaviors across all life stages. …

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Disability and Health Healthy People 2020

Details: Using Law and Policy to Promote Health for People with Disabilities in the United StatesLaws and policies can help communities increase access to care and improve health for people with disabilities while supporting the achievement of ambitious national goals proposed by Healthy People 2020.

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Older Adults Healthy People 2020

Details: 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 projected to reach 23.5% (98 million) by 2060.1Aging adults experience higher risk of chronic disease. In 2012, 60% of older adults managed 2

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Screening in Adults

Details: The Healthy People 2020 evidence-based resources identified have been selected by subject matter experts at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Each of the selected evidence-based resources has been rated and classified according to a set of specific criteria based, in part, on publication status, publication type, and number of

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Quality of Housing Healthy People …

Details: The Healthy People 2020 Social Determinants of Health topic area is organized into 5 place-based domains:Economic StabilityEducationHealth and Health CareNeighborhood and Built EnvironmentSocial and Community ContextQuality of Housing is a key issue in the Neighborhood and Built Environment domain.

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Incarceration Healthy People 2020

Details: The Healthy People 2020 Social Determinants of Health topic area is organized into 5 place-based domains:Economic StabilityEducationHealth and Health CareNeighborhood and Built EnvironmentSocial and Community ContextIncarceration is a key issue in the Social and Community Context domain.

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Access to Health Services Healthy People 2020

Details: Inadequate health insurance coverage is one of the largest barriers to health care access, 3 and the unequal distribution of coverage contributes to disparities in health. 2, 3 Out-of-pocket medical care costs may lead individuals to delay or forgo needed care (such as doctor visits, dental care, and medications), 4 and medical debt is common

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Employment Healthy People 2020

Details: The Healthy People 2020 Social Determinants of Health topic area is organized into 5 place-based domains:Economic StabilityEducationHealth and Health CareNeighborhood and Built EnvironmentSocial and Community ContextEmployment is a key issue in the Economic Stability domain.

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Poverty Healthy People 2020

Details: The prevalence of poverty in the United States is an important public health issue. In 2015, approximately 43 million Americans lived in poverty. 1 Although the U.S. Census Bureau uses “a set of dollar value thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who is in poverty,” 2 poverty may be defined in a number of different ways, particularly by …

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Sleep Health Healthy People 2020

Details: Poor sleep health is a common problem with 25 percent of U.S. adults reporting insufficient sleep or rest at least 15 out of every 30 days.1 The public health burden of chronic sleep loss and sleep disorders, coupled with low awareness of poor sleep health among the general population, health care professionals, and policymakers, necessitates a

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Evidence-Based Clinical and Public Health: Generating and

Details: Evidence-based public health practice is the development, implementation, and evaluation of effective programs and policies in public health through application of principles of scientific reasoning, including systematic uses of data and information systems and appropriate use of behavioral science theory and program planning models. 1

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Healthy People 2020: An Opportunity to Address Societal

Details: health behaviors and other determinants and, consequently, meet numerous health objectives. -Population health is also of critical importance to national prosperity and security. A recent study found that labor time lost in the U.S. due to health reasons costs …

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High School Graduation Healthy People 2020

Details: A high school diploma is a standard requirement for most jobs—and for higher education opportuntites. 1, 2, 3 Dropping out of high school is linked to a variety of negative health impacts, including limited employment prospects, low wages, and poverty. 4, 5 A student’s ability to graduate from high school may be affected by factors related to the individual student …

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The Role of Law and Policy in Addressing Healthcare

Details: The Law and Health Policy Project is a collaboration between ODPHP, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the CDC Foundation, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF).It aims to improve the health of communities by sharing information about evidence-based law and policy interventions. The project uses the best data to describe the health …

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Early Childhood Development and

Details: The Healthy People 2020 Social Determinants of Health topic area is organized into 5 place-based domains: Economic Stability Education Health and Health Care Neighborhood and Built Environment Social and Community Context Early Childhood Development and Education is a key issue in the Education domain.

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Social Determinants Healthy People 2020

Details: A range of personal, social, economic, and environmental factors contribute to individual and population health. For example, people with a quality education, stable employment, safe homes and neighborhoods, and access to preventive services tend to be healthier throughout their lives.1 Conversely, poor health outcomes are often made worse by …

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Tobacco Use Healthy People 2020

Details: Leading Health Indicators are a subset of Healthy People 2020 objectives selected to communicate high-priority health issues. Baseline: 20.6 percent of adults aged 18 years and over were current cigarette smokers in 2008 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)

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Crime and Violence Healthy People 2020

Details: J Adolesc Health. 2010;47(2):198-205. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2010.01.020. 5 Meyer OL, Castro-Schilo L, Aguilar-Gaxiola S. Determinants of mental health and self-rated health: A model of socioeconomic status, neighborhood safety, and physical activity. Am J Public Health. 2014 Sep;104(9):1734-41. 6 Brown BB, Werner CM, Smith KR, Tribby CP

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The Role of Law and Policy in Achieving Health Equity and

Details: The Law and Health Policy Project is a collaboration between ODPHP, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the CDC Foundation, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF).It aims to improve the health of communities through sharing information about evidence-based law and policy interventions. The project examines the relationship between population health …

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A Comprehensive Approach to Preventing Suicide: The Role

Details: Healthy People is an HHS-led initiative aimed at improving population health and achieving health equity across the Nation. For the past 40 years, Healthy People has provided science-based national objectives and ambitious 10-year targets for improving the health of the Nation.

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Language and Literacy Healthy People 2020

Details: Limited literacy is a barrier to health knowledge access, proper medication use, and utilization of preventive services. 14-17 Individuals with limited literacy face additional difficulties following with medication instructions, communicating with health care providers, and attaining health information—all of which may adversely affect their

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Healthy People 2020 Progress Review- Social Determinants

Details: A health disparity is a particular type of health difference that is closely linked with social, economic, and/or environmental disadvantage. Health disparities adversely affect groups of people who have systematically experienced greater obstacles to health based on:

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Maternal, Infant, and Child Health Healthy People 2020

Details: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal Child Health Bureau; in collaboration with the Administration on Children and Families. Demonstrating improvement in the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program: a report to Congress. Washington (DC): 2016 Mar, cited 2019 Mar 26.

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Oral Health Healthy People 2020

Details: Using Law and Policy to Promote the Use of Oral Health Services in the United StatesGood oral health is essential to overall health and well-being, but oral health problems are common. More than 4 in 5 people have had at least one cavity by age 34, and more than 2 in 5 adults have had mouth pain in the past year.Oral Health Basics [Internet].

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Mental Health Healthy People 2020

Details: Mental health disorders among children and adolescents can lead to school failure, alcohol or other drug abuse, family discord, violence, and suicide. 8; Adults. It is estimated that only about 17% of U.S. adults are considered to be in a state of optimal mental health. 1

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Clinical Preventive Services Healthy People 2020

Details: Many of the strongest predictors of health and well-being fall outside of the medical care setting. Social, economic, and physical environmental factors all influence health. For example, educational attainment, stable employment, safe homes and neighborhoods, and access to appropriate clinical preventive services tend to affect health positively.

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Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) and Health Equity (HE

Details: specific health area, disparities are driven by multiple health determinants such as biological and genetic risk, environmental factors, individual behaviors, and treatment availability. •SDOH are widely understood to be underlying drivers of health

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Access to Foods that Support Healthy Eating Patterns

Details: Access to foods that support healthy eating patterns contributes to an individual’s health throughout his or her life. 1 Healthy eating habits include controlling calories; eating a variety of foods and beverages from all of the food groups; and limiting intake of saturated and trans fats, added sugars, and sodium. 1 Healthy eating can help lower the risk for chronic disease. 1–4 …

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The Role of Law and Policy in Achieving Health Equity and

Details: The Health Equity Subcommittee emphasized that including social determinants of health and health equity as cross-cutting themes encourages prioritizing these concepts across multiple topic areas and objectives, which may prompt more engagement with partners and other sectors to address them in collaborative and creative ways.

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Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity Healthy People

Details: 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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Environmental Conditions Healthy People 2020

Details: The Healthy People 2020 Social Determinants of Health topic area is organized into 5 place-based domains:Economic StabilityEducationHealth and Health CareNeighborhood and Built EnvironmentSocial and Community ContextEnvironmental Conditions is a key issue in the Neighborhood and Built Environment domain.

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National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy Healthy

Details: The National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy is a strategy document for organizations and individuals to use to improve health literacy. The plan includes 7 goals and multiple action steps to engage organizations, professionals, policymakers, communities, individuals, and families in a linked, multisector effort.

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Health Literacy Healthy People 2020

Details: 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 include being able to read and comprehend essential health-related materials (e.g., …

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Diabetes Prevention: Interventions Engaging Community

Details: Community health workers (including promotores de salud, community health representatives, community health advisors, and others) are frontline public health workers who serve as a bridge between underserved communities and healthcare systems. Interventions that focus on diabetes prevention aim to reduce one or more risk factors for type 2

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University of Wisconsin Public Health and Health Policy

Details: The Healthy People 2020 evidence-based resources identified have been selected by subject matter experts at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Each of the selected evidence-based resources has been rated and classified according to a set of specific criteria based, in part, on publication status, publication type, and number of

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Food Insecurity Healthy People 2020

Details: The Healthy People 2020 Social Determinants of Health topic area is organized into 5 place-based domains: Economic Stability Education Health and Health Care Neighborhood and Built Environment Social and Community Context Food Insecurity is a key issue in the Economic Stability domain.

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Mental Health Healthy People 2020

Details: Health Impact of Mental Health. Mental health and physical health are inextricably linked. Evidence has shown that mental health disorders—most often depression—are strongly associated with the risk, occurrence, management, progression, and outcome of serious chronic diseases and health conditions, including diabetes, hypertension, …

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Social Cohesion Healthy People 2020

Details: While social ties sometimes transmit negative health behaviors or add stress, 5, 27 social isolation is usually detrimental to health and increases mortality. 4, 28 Social isolation is a special concern for older adults, as contact with friends decreases with age.29 Older individuals in long-term care facilities or with conditions that

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A Comprehensive Approach to Preventing Suicide: The Role

Details: Health care: The health care system has the potential to help identify and prevent suicides. About 45% of people who die by suicide visit their primary care physicians within a month of their death, and others are treated in emergency departments in the year prior to their deaths. However, many health care professionals that regularly come into

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How Legal and Policy Levers Can Amplify Efforts to Reach

Details: The Law and Health Policy Project is a collaboration between ODPHP, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the CDC Foundation, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF).It aims to improve the health of communities through sharing information about evidence-based law and policy interventions. The project examines the relationship between population health …

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