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[IWS] HEALTHY PEOPLE 2020 LEADING HEALTH INDICTORS: PROGRESS UPDATE [19 September 2014]
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HEALTHY PEOPLE 2020 LEADING HEALTH INDICTORS: PROGRESS UPDATE [19 September 2014]
The Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicators (LHIs) are a select subset of 26 Healthy People 2020 objectives chosen to communicate high-priority health issues.
Progress generally has been positive toward achieving these targets through the first third of the decade. Fourteen of the 26 indicators (53.9%) have either met their target or shown improvement:
· 4 indicators (15.4%) have met or exceeded their Healthy People 2020 targets.
· 10 indicators (38.5%) are improving.
· 8 indicators (30.8%) show little or no detectable change.
· 3 indicators (11.5%) are getting worse.
· 1 indicator (3.8%) has only baseline data.
Choose a Leading Health topic below for a summary on progress toward the indicators.
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