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Healthy People 2020 : Progress Tracker

Healthy People provides a framework for prevention for communities in the U.S. Healthy People 2020 is a comprehensive set of key disease prevention and health promotion objectives. The health objectives and targets allow communities to assess their health status and build an agenda for community health improvement.

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Tracker for County: Dougherty
Indicator Current and Target Data Since Prior Period Status
         
Access to Health Services
Adults with Health Insurance
Current: 68.1 percent
Target: 100.0 percent
Children with Health Insurance
Current: 92.9 percent
Target: 100.0 percent
Adolescent Health
High School Graduation
Current: 78.4 percent
Target: 82.4 percent
Teen Pregnancy Rate
Current: 53.5 pregnancies/1,000 females aged 15-17
Target: 36.2 pregnancies/1,000 females aged 15-17
Cancer
Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Breast Cancer
Current: 22.5 deaths/100,000 females
Target: 20.6 deaths/100,000 females
Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Cancer
Current: 185.1 deaths/100,000 population
Target: 160.6 deaths/100,000 population
Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Colorectal Cancer
Current: 16.0 deaths/100,000 population
Target: 14.5 deaths/100,000 population
Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Lung Cancer
Current: 53.2 deaths/100,000 population
Target: 45.5 deaths/100,000 population
Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Prostate Cancer
Current: 24.7 deaths/100,000 males
Target: 21.2 deaths/100,000 males
Colorectal Cancer Incidence Rate
Current: 47.3 cases/100,000 population
Target: 38.6 cases/100,000 population
Environmental Health
Workers Commuting by Public Transportation
Current: 1.2 percent
Target: 5.5 percent
Heart Disease and Stroke
Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke)
Current: 49.2 deaths/100,000 population
Target: 33.8 deaths/100,000 population
Injury and Violence Prevention
Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Falls
Current: 2.1 deaths/100,000 population
Target: 7.0 deaths/100,000 population
Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Motor Vehicle Collisions
Current: 12.2 deaths/100,000 population
Target: 12.4 deaths/100,000 population
Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Poisonings
Current: 4.0 deaths/100,000 population
Target: 13.1 deaths/100,000 population
Maternal, Infant and Child Health
Babies with Low Birth Weight
Current: 13.5 percent
Target: 7.8 percent
Babies with Very Low Birth Weight
Current: 2.9 percent
Target: 1.4 percent
Infant Mortality Rate
Current: 16.9 deaths/1,000 live births
Target: 6.0 deaths/1,000 live births
Mothers who Smoked During Pregnancy
Current: 0.8 percent
Target: 1.4 percent
Preterm Births
Current: 14.9 percent
Target: 11.4 percent
Mental Health and Mental Disorders
Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Suicide
Current: 9.9 deaths/100,000 population
Target: 10.2 deaths/100,000 population
Nutrition and Weight Status
Adults who are Obese
Current: 34.8 percent
Target: 30.6 percent
Physical Activity
Adults who are Sedentary
Current: 27.9 percent
Target: 32.6 percent
Substance Abuse
Adults who Drink Excessively
Current: 11.6 percent
Target: 25.3 percent
Tobacco Use
Adults who Smoke
Current: 20.6 percent
Target: 12.0 percent