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Update Healthy New Jersey 2000
Second Update and Review

Highlights

Objectives Likely To Be Achieved

Priority Area 1

  • Reduction in years of potential life lost for minorities and the total population.

Priority Area 2

  • Reduction in infant deaths for the total population.

Priority Area 3

  • Reduction in birth rates for all females and minorities aged 10-14.

  • Reduction in birth rates for all females and minorities aged 15-19.

  • Reduction in motor vehicle fatality rate for youth.

  • Reduction in suicide rate for young white males.

Priority Area 4

  • Reduction in the breast cancer death rate for females aged 50- 64, 65 and over, and the total population.

  • Increase in the percentage of women aged 40 and over wo received clinical breast exams and mammograms.

  • Reduction in the lung cancer death rate for minorities and the total population.

  • Reduction in the colorectal cancer death rate.

  • Reduction in the cervical cancer death rate for minority females.

  • Priority Area 5

    • Reduction in coronary heart disease death rates for minorities and the total population.

    • Reduction in coronary heart disease death rates for minorities and the total population aged 45-64.

    • Reduction in cerebrovascular disease death rates for minorities.

    Priority Area 6

    • Reduction in the incidence of AIDS among children; white non- Hispanic males, 25-44; black non Hispanic males, 25-44; and Hispanic males, 25-44.

    • Reduction in HIV death rates for persons 25-44 and the total population.

    • Reduction in percentage of mothers of newborns with HIV positive readings.

    Priority Area 7

    • Reduction in incidence of syphilis for minorities and the total population.

    Priority Area 8

    • Reduction in measles incidence.

    • Increase in immunization for H. Influenza b in publicly funded clinics.

    Priority Area 9

    • Reduction in motor vehicle death rate for youths, 15-24 and the total population.

    • Increase usage of seat belts amongst adults.

    • Reduction in deaths from falls for people aged 65-84.

    • Reduction in suicide rates for youth aged 15-24 and white males 65 and over.

    • Reduction in hospitalizations due to head/spinal cord injuries.

    Priority Area 10

    • Reduction in work-related death rate for construction workers.

    • Increase in the number of schools with approved asbestos management plans.

    • Increase in asbestos removal projects passing first inspection.

    Priority Area 11

    • Reduction in alcohol-related motor vehicle death rates for the total population and youth aged 15-24.

    • Reduction in cirrhosis death rates for the total population and minority males.

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