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Healthy People Nevada 2010 Publications

The Healthy People 2010 initiative is a national strategy for significantly improving the health of Americans over the first decade of the 21st century. The two volume, Healthy People 2010, is published by the United States Department of Health and Human Service. It identifies health improvement goals and objectives for the country, to be reached by the year 2010.

Healthy People 2010 Nevada utilizes selected objectives and focus areas from Healthy People 2010 to provide statewide data on the Health of Nevadans. Included in the report are statistics on Nevada, statistics on the U.S., baseline data and a 2010 target goal related to that objective. Collecting, analyzing, interpreting, dissemination and using health data is essential to understanding the health status of a population. This information has provided the framework for national, state, and local health agencies and nongovernmental entities to assess health status, health behaviors, and services. Then subsequently, to plan, evaluate and initiate health promotion programs.


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