Behavioral Counseling Interventions: An Evidence-based Approach - Table 1

Table 1. Healthy People 2010 Leading Health Indicatorsa

Health Indicator

1997 Baseline

2010 Goals

Tobacco Use (%)

   

Cigarette smoking adults
    American Indian/Alaskan Native
    Family income, poor level

24
34
34

12
12
12

Current tobacco use by youth (past 30 days)

43

21

Smoking cessation attempts
    Adults
    Pregnant women
    Adolescents (grades 9-12)


43
12
73


75
30
84

Overweight and Obesity (%)

   

Proportion of adults at healthy weightb
    Mexican Americans
    Lower income (< 130% poverty threshold)

42
30
29

60
60
15

Obesityc in adults (≥ 20 years)

23

15

Overweight/obesity in children and teens (6-19 years)d

11

5

Physical Activity (%)

   

No leisure-time physical activity (≥ 18 years)
    American Indians/Alaskan Native,
    African American, or Hispanic

40
46-54

20
20

Moderate physical activitye
    Adults (≥ 18 years)
    Adolescents (grades 9-12)


15
20


20
30

Substance Abuse

   

Proportion of adults exceeding low-risk drinking guidelines (%)f
    Females
    Males


72
74


50
50

Alcohol-related auto deaths
    American Indian or Alaska Native
    People aged 15-24 years

6.1/100,000
19.2/100,000
11.7/100,000

4/100,000
4/100,000
4/100,000

High school seniors never using alcohol (%)

19

29

Binge drinking (%)
    Adolescents (12-17 years)
    High school seniors
    College students
    Adults


8.3
32
39
16


3
11
20
6

Youth (12-17) using marijuana in the last 30 days (%)

9.4

0.7

High school seniors never using illicit drugs (%)

46

56

Responsible Sexual Behavior (%)

   

Unmarried females (18-44 years) whose partners used condoms

23

50

Teens abstain from sex or use condoms

85

95

Notes: BMI indicates body mass index.

 a Other leading health indicators include mental health, injury and violence, environmental quality, immunizations, and access to health care.
b 18.5 > BMI < 25.
c BMI of ≥ 30.
d ≥ 95th percentile of gender- and age-specific BMI from year 2000 U.S. growth charts.
e Moderate activity of 30 minutes a day 5 or more days a week.
f Males > 14 drinks/week or > 4 drinks/occasion; females > 7 drinks/week or > 3 drinks/occasion.

Source: From Healthy People 2010.3 Adapted from public domain document. Available online at https://www.health.gov/healthypeople

    Current as of: November 2013

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