Determinants of Health

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Unformatted text preview: t reductions in infant mortality Childhood vaccinations at highest levels Childhood in recorded history in Overall, alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drug Overall, use is leveling off use 30 year increase in life expectancy in last 30 century! century! Health People 2010 But, we still have a long way to go to Chronic conditions have increased and Chronic people are presenting with these “end of life” conditions at younger ages life” Adult obesity has increased at alarming rates in last 20 years. rates Smoking has increased among Smoking adolescents adolescents Healthy People 2010 Healthy People 2010 Healthy Healthy People 2010 is the prevention agenda Healthy for the Nation. for It is a statement of national health objectives It designed to identify the most significant preventable threats to health and to establish national goals to reduce these threats. Everyone can help in improving health. To Everyone reach goals, partnerships are needed reach Launch of Health Healthy People 2010 2010 January 24, 2000 Health goals for next ten years and the Health strategies to meet those goals. strategies Three-prong...
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2014 for the course HLTH 240 taught by Professor Breeden during the Spring '10 term at Clemson.

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