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Update Healthy New Jersey 2000
Second Update and Review

Highlights

Objectives Unlikely To Be Achieved

Priority Area 1

  • Reduction in the percentage of persons under age 65 with no health insurance.

  • Reduction in the percentage of workers under 65 and their dependents without health insurance.

  • Increase in the percentage of residents with a primary care provider.

  • Reduction in hospitalization rate for ambulatory care sensitive conditions.

  • Increase in people served by fluoridated water systems.

Priority Area 2

  • Reduction in the percentage of low birth weight babies.

  • Reduction in the percentage of very low birth weight babies.

  • Increase in the percentage of mothers of newborns receiving early prenatal care.

  • Reduction in the percentage of mothers of newborns receiving no prenatal care.

  • Increase in the percentage of eligible people receiving WIC services.

  • Increase in the percentage of women abstaining from tobacco during pregnancy.

  • Reduction in maternal death rate.

Priority Area 3

  • Increase in the percentage of adolescent females receiving family planning services.

  • Reduction in smoking prevalence among high school students.

  • Reduction in the percentage of high school students who have used cocaine and marijuana.

  • Reduction in the homicide rate for minority males aged 15 through 19.

Priority Area 4

  • Reduction in the prevalence of cigarette smoking among persons 20 and older, and high school students.

  • Increase in the average daily servings of fruits and vegetables.

  • Reduction in cervical cancer death rate for females aged 65 and over.

  • Increase in Pap tests for minority females, females aged 65 and over, and the total population.

Priority Area 5

  • Reduction in cerebrovascular disease death rate for persons aged 65 and over.

  • Reduction in end stage-renal disease rates for the total population.

  • Increase in proportion of adults aged 18 and over who have had their blood pressure checked.

  • Increase in the proportion of adults aged 18 and over who have had their cholesterol checked.

Priority Area 7

  • Reduction in incidence of congenital syphilis for the total population.

Priority Area 8

  • Reduction in the annual incidence of active tuberculosis for minorities and the total population.

  • Reduction in the annual incidence of Lyme disease cases.

Priority Area 9

  • Reduction in motor vehicle death rate for persons 70 and older.

Priority Area 10

  • Reduction in the number of workers with occupational exposure causing high blood lead levels.

Priority Area 11

  • Reduction in the percentage of persons aged 18 and over who consumed five or more alcoholic drinks per occasion.

  • Reduction in time between first use and treatment for alcohol and other drugs.

  • Increase in the number of addicted persons treated annually for alcohol.

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