Action Plan for Women's Health Public Health Service

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DIANE Publishing, Aug 30, 2004 - Medical - 165 pages
Addresses issues of women1s health. Incorporates objectives developed by individual U.S. Public Health Service agencies and offices and provides programmatic initiatives in keeping with each agency1s or office1s mission. Reflects the strengths of the existing base for coordination on women1s health issues and furthers opportunities to share information and conduct collaborative projects that promote the health of women. 70 tables.

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Page 86 - All disadvantaged and disabled children will have access to high quality and developmentally appropriate preschool programs that help prepare children for school.
Page 90 - Objectives 9.12 Increase use of occupant protection systems, such as safety belts, inflatable safety restraints, and child safety seats, to at least 85 percent of motor vehicle occupants. (Baseline: 42 percent in 1988) Special Population Target Use of Occupant Protection Systems 1988 Baseline 2000 Target 9.12a Children aged 4 and younger 84% 95% 9.
Page 97 - Ricans 82% * t 1 983-84 baseline } 1982-84 baseline 13.6 Reduce destructive periodontal diseases to a prevalence of no more than 15 percent among people aged 35 through 44. (Baseline: 24 percent in 1985-86) Note: Destructive periodontal disease is one or more sites with 4 millimeters or greater loss of tooth attachment. 13.7...
Page 79 - Increase to at least 50 percent the proportion of overweight people aged 12 and older who have adopted sound dietary practices combined with regular physical activity to attain an appropriate body weight.
Page 94 - Due to weather fluctuations, multiyear averages may be the most appropriate way to monitor progress toward this objective. 11 .6 Increase to at least 40 percent the proportion of homes in which homeowners/occupants have tested for radon concentrations and that have either been found to pose minimal risk or have been modified to reduce risk to health. (Baseline: Less than 5 percent of homes had been tested in 1989) Special Population Targets Testing and Modification As Necessary Baseline 2000 Target...
Page 85 - Women aged 12-34 250 225 7.8* Reduce by 15 percent the incidence of injurious suicide attempts among adolescents aged 14 through 17.
Page 101 - Note: Severe complications of pregnancy will be measured using hospitalizations due to pregnancy-related complications. 14.8 Reduce the cesarean delivery rate to no more than 15 per 100 deliveries. (Baseline: 24.4 per 100 deliveries in 1987) Type-Specific Targets Cesarean Delivery...

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