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PEOPLE 2010 Office of Disease
Prevention and Health Promotion
U.S. Department of Health and
1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite LL100
Rockville, MD 20852
What Is Healthy People 2010?
Healthy People 2010 is a
comprehensive set of disease prevention and health promotion objectives for the
Nation to achieve
over the first decade of the new century. Created by scientists
both inside and outside of Government, it identifies a wide range
of public health priorities and specific, measurable objectives.
Increase quality and years of healthy life
2. Eliminate health disparities
Access to Quality Health Services
Injury and Violence Prevention
Arthritis, Osteoporosis, and Chronic Back Conditions
Maternal, Infant, and Child Health
Medical Product Safety
Chronic Kidney Disease
Mental Health and Mental Disorders
Nutrition and Overweight
Disability and Secondary Conditions
Occupational Safety and Health
Educational and Community-Based Programs
Physical Activity and Fitness
Public Health Infrastructure
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Heart Disease and Stroke
Immunization and Infectious Diseases
Vision and Hearing
What Are the Leading Health Indicators (LHIs)?
The Leading Health Indicators are 10 major health
issues for the nation.
The LHIs are: