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HEALTHY PEOPLE 2020: STROKE AND HEART DISEASE1Healthy People 2020- Stroke and Heart DiseaseHinal PatelChamberlain College of NursingNR 503: Population Health Epidemiology and Statistical PrinciplesSep 2018
HEALTHY PEOPLE 2020: STROKE AND HEART DISEASE2To improve the health of all Americans a comprehensive set of ten years national goals and objectives provided by Healthy People 2020. Huge advances having made during the last decade like the expectancy of life has been increased during birth; ratio of death getting down due to coronary heart disease and stroke. According to the American Stroke Association, 2016 (ASA) around 130,000 deaths are occur and responsible cause due to the stroke problem. Overview of the ProblemAccording to the Murphy et al., (2014) Heart disease is the major issue of death in the country of America (p. 229). Stroke count as a fifth leading cause of death as well as most widespread and costly health problems facing by the Americans. The major challenging part is a risk factors control related to heart disease and stroke and still remain as a problem. The most leading cause of this problems associated with Hypertension, hyperlipidemia, Diabetes, smoking issue, weight gain or obesity along with non-compliance to diet and exercise. Excess Sodium intake leads to heart problem and approximately 90% of American adults use or recommended more sodium intake in their daily living (Jackson et al., 2016). Due to the changes with

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