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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.

Location:

Tracker for City: District of Columbia

Indicator Location Current and Target Data Since Prior Period Status

Access to Health Services

Adults with Health Insurance Map City: District of Columbia
Current: 92.2
Target: 100.0
percent
Current Value: 92.2 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Target Value: 100.0 percent
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: City: District of Columbia
Current Value: 92.2 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Prior Value: 91.4 percent
Prior Measurement Period: 2011
Location: City: District of Columbia
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Adults with Health Insurance has not been met.The current value is 92.2 percent and the target value is 100.0 percent.
Children with Health Insurance Map City: District of Columbia
Current: 98.3
Target: 100.0
percent
Current Value: 98.3 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Target Value: 100.0 percent
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: City: District of Columbia
Current Value: 98.3 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Prior Value: 96.1 percent
Prior Measurement Period: 2011
Location: City: District of Columbia
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Children with Health Insurance has not been met.The current value is 98.3 percent and the target value is 100.0 percent.

Cancer

Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Breast Cancer Map City: District of Columbia
Current: 29.8
Target: 20.7
deaths/100,000 females
Current Value: 29.8 deaths/100,000 females
Current Measurement Period: 2006-2010
Target Value: 20.7 deaths/100,000 females
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: City: District of Columbia
Current Value: 29.8 deaths/100,000 females
Current Measurement Period: 2006-2010
Prior Value: 28.0 deaths/100,000 females
Prior Measurement Period: 2005-2009
Location: City: District of Columbia
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Breast Cancer has not been met.The current value is 29.8 deaths/100,000 females and the target value is 20.7 deaths/100,000 females.
Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Colorectal Cancer Map City: District of Columbia
Current: 20.3
Target: 14.5
deaths/100,000 population
Current Value: 20.3 deaths/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2006-2010
Target Value: 14.5 deaths/100,000 population
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: City: District of Columbia
Current Value: 20.3 deaths/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2006-2010
Prior Value: 19.9 deaths/100,000 population
Prior Measurement Period: 2005-2009
Location: City: District of Columbia
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Colorectal Cancer has not been met.The current value is 20.3 deaths/100,000 population and the target value is 14.5 deaths/100,000 population.
Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Lung Cancer Map City: District of Columbia
Current: 46.1
Target: 45.5
deaths/100,000 population
Current Value: 46.1 deaths/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2006-2010
Target Value: 45.5 deaths/100,000 population
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: City: District of Columbia
Current Value: 46.1 deaths/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2006-2010
Prior Value: 46.7 deaths/100,000 population
Prior Measurement Period: 2005-2009
Location: City: District of Columbia
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Lung Cancer has not been met.The current value is 46.1 deaths/100,000 population and the target value is 45.5 deaths/100,000 population.
Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Prostate Cancer Map City: District of Columbia
Current: 38.8
Target: 21.8
deaths/100,000 males
Current Value: 38.8 deaths/100,000 males
Current Measurement Period: 2006-2010
Target Value: 21.8 deaths/100,000 males
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: City: District of Columbia
Current Value: 38.8 deaths/100,000 males
Current Measurement Period: 2006-2010
Prior Value: 41.3 deaths/100,000 males
Prior Measurement Period: 2005-2009
Location: City: District of Columbia
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Prostate Cancer has not been met.The current value is 38.8 deaths/100,000 males and the target value is 21.8 deaths/100,000 males.
Cervical Cancer Incidence Rate Map City: District of Columbia
Current: 9.3
Target: 7.1
cases/100,000 females
Current Value: 9.3 cases/100,000 females
Current Measurement Period: 2006-2010
Target Value: 7.1 cases/100,000 females
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: City: District of Columbia
Current Value: 9.3 cases/100,000 females
Current Measurement Period: 2006-2010
Prior Value: 9.3 cases/100,000 females
Prior Measurement Period: 2005-2009
Location: City: District of Columbia
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Cervical Cancer Incidence Rate has not been met.The current value is 9.3 cases/100,000 females and the target value is 7.1 cases/100,000 females.
Colorectal Cancer Incidence Rate Map City: District of Columbia
Current: 47.1
Target: 38.6
cases/100,000 population
Current Value: 47.1 cases/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2006-2010
Target Value: 38.6 cases/100,000 population
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: City: District of Columbia
Current Value: 47.1 cases/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2006-2010
Prior Value: 46.3 cases/100,000 population
Prior Measurement Period: 2005-2009
Location: City: District of Columbia
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Colorectal Cancer Incidence Rate has not been met.The current value is 47.1 cases/100,000 population and the target value is 38.6 cases/100,000 population.

Environmental Health

Workers Commuting by Public Transportation Map City: District of Columbia
Current: 37.8
Target: 5.5
percent
Current Value: 37.8 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2008-2012
Target Value: 5.5 percent
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: City: District of Columbia
Current Value: 37.8 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2008-2012
Prior Value: 37.5 percent
Prior Measurement Period: 2007-2011
Location: City: District of Columbia
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Workers Commuting by Public Transportation has been met.The current value is 37.8 percent and the target value is 5.5 percent.

Heart Disease & Stroke

Adult Taking Medication for High Blood Pressure City: District of Columbia
Current: 77.5
Target: 69.5
percent
Current Value: 77.5 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2011
Target Value: 69.5 percent
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: City: District of Columbia
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Adult Taking Medication for High Blood Pressure has been met.The current value is 77.5 percent and the target value is 69.5 percent.
Cholesterol Test City: District of Columbia
Current: 84.8
Target: 82.1
percent
Current Value: 84.8 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2011
Target Value: 82.1 percent
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: City: District of Columbia
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Cholesterol Test has been met.The current value is 84.8 percent and the target value is 82.1 percent.

Heart Disease and Stroke

Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) New Map City: District of Columbia
Current: 33.8
Target: 34.8
deaths/100,000 population
Current Value: 33.8 deaths/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2009-2011
Target Value: 34.8 deaths/100,000 population
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: City: District of Columbia
Current Value: 33.8 deaths/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2009-2011
Prior Value: 35.2 deaths/100,000 population
Prior Measurement Period: 2008-2010
Location: City: District of Columbia
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) has been met.The current value is 33.8 deaths/100,000 population and the target value is 34.8 deaths/100,000 population.
Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Coronary Heart Disease New Map City: District of Columbia
Current: 147.4
Target: 103.4
deaths/100,000 population
Current Value: 147.4 deaths/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2009-2011
Target Value: 103.4 deaths/100,000 population
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: City: District of Columbia
Current Value: 147.4 deaths/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2009-2011
Prior Value: 159.0 deaths/100,000 population
Prior Measurement Period: 2008-2010
Location: City: District of Columbia
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Coronary Heart Disease has not been met.The current value is 147.4 deaths/100,000 population and the target value is 103.4 deaths/100,000 population.
High Blood Pressure Prevalence City: District of Columbia
Current: 30.0
Target: 26.9
percent
Current Value: 30.0 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2011
Target Value: 26.9 percent
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: City: District of Columbia
The Healthy People 2020 Target for High Blood Pressure Prevalence has not been met.The current value is 30.0 percent and the target value is 26.9 percent.
High Cholesterol Prevalence City: District of Columbia
Current: 34.3
Target: 13.5
percent
Current Value: 34.3 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2011
Target Value: 13.5 percent
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: City: District of Columbia
The Healthy People 2020 Target for High Cholesterol Prevalence has not been met.The current value is 34.3 percent and the target value is 13.5 percent.

Immunization and Infectious Diseases

Adults 65+ with Pneumonia Vaccination  Map City: District of Columbia
Current: 64.0
Target: 90.0
percent
Current Value: 64.0 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Target Value: 90.0 percent
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: City: District of Columbia
Current Value: 64.0 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Prior Value: 63.3 percent
Prior Measurement Period: 2011
Location: City: District of Columbia
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Adults 65+ with Pneumonia Vaccination has not been met.The current value is 64.0 percent and the target value is 90.0 percent.
Tuberculosis Incidence Rate New City: District of Columbia
Current: 8.9
Target: 1.0
cases/100,000 population
Current Value: 8.9 cases/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2011
Target Value: 1.0 cases/100,000 population
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: City: District of Columbia
Current Value: 8.9 cases/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2011
Prior Value: 7.2 cases/100,000 population
Prior Measurement Period: 2010
Location: City: District of Columbia
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Tuberculosis Incidence Rate has not been met.The current value is 8.9 cases/100,000 population and the target value is 1.0 cases/100,000 population.

Injury and Violence Prevention

Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Motor Vehicle Collisions New Map City: District of Columbia
Current: 5.8
Target: 12.4
deaths/100,000 population
Current Value: 5.8 deaths/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2009-2011
Target Value: 12.4 deaths/100,000 population
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: City: District of Columbia
Current Value: 5.8 deaths/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2009-2011
Prior Value: 6.6 deaths/100,000 population
Prior Measurement Period: 2008-2010
Location: City: District of Columbia
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Motor Vehicle Collisions has been met.The current value is 5.8 deaths/100,000 population and the target value is 12.4 deaths/100,000 population.
Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Unintentional Injuries New Map City: District of Columbia
Current: 29.7
Target: 36.4
deaths/100,000 population
Current Value: 29.7 deaths/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2009-2011
Target Value: 36.4 deaths/100,000 population
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: City: District of Columbia
Current Value: 29.7 deaths/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2009-2011
Prior Value: 29.0 deaths/100,000 population
Prior Measurement Period: 2008-2010
Location: City: District of Columbia
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Unintentional Injuries has been met.The current value is 29.7 deaths/100,000 population and the target value is 36.4 deaths/100,000 population.

Maternal, Infant and Child Health

Babies with Low Birth Weight City: District of Columbia
Current: 10.5
Target: 7.8
percent
Current Value: 10.5 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2011
Target Value: 7.8 percent
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: City: District of Columbia
Current Value: 10.5 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2011
Prior Value: 10.2 percent
Prior Measurement Period: 2010
Location: City: District of Columbia
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Babies with Low Birth Weight has not been met.The current value is 10.5 percent and the target value is 7.8 percent.
Babies with Very Low Birth Weight City: District of Columbia
Current: 2.9
Target: 1.4
percent
Current Value: 2.9 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2007
Target Value: 1.4 percent
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: City: District of Columbia
Current Value: 2.9 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2007
Prior Value: 2.6 percent
Prior Measurement Period: 2006
Location: City: District of Columbia
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Babies with Very Low Birth Weight has not been met.The current value is 2.9 percent and the target value is 1.4 percent.
Infant Mortality Rate City: District of Columbia
Current: 7.4
Target: 6.0
deaths/1,000 live births
Current Value: 7.4 deaths/1,000 live births
Current Measurement Period: 2011
Target Value: 6.0 deaths/1,000 live births
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: City: District of Columbia
Current Value: 7.4 deaths/1,000 live births
Current Measurement Period: 2011
Prior Value: 8.0 deaths/1,000 live births
Prior Measurement Period: 2010
Location: City: District of Columbia
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Infant Mortality Rate has not been met.The current value is 7.4 deaths/1,000 live births and the target value is 6.0 deaths/1,000 live births.
Mothers who Received Early Prenatal Care City: District of Columbia
Current: 66.8
Target: 77.9
percent
Current Value: 66.8 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2011
Target Value: 77.9 percent
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: City: District of Columbia
Current Value: 66.8 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2011
Prior Value: 70.0 percent
Prior Measurement Period: 2010
Location: City: District of Columbia
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Mothers who Received Early Prenatal Care has not been met.The current value is 66.8 percent and the target value is 77.9 percent.
Mothers who Smoked During Pregnancy City: District of Columbia
Current: 3.5
Target: 1.4
percent
Current Value: 3.5 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2007
Target Value: 1.4 percent
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: City: District of Columbia
Current Value: 3.5 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2007
Prior Value: 3.7 percent
Prior Measurement Period: 2006
Location: City: District of Columbia
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Mothers who Smoked During Pregnancy has not been met.The current value is 3.5 percent and the target value is 1.4 percent.
Preterm Births City: District of Columbia
Current: 11.0
Target: 11.4
percent
Current Value: 11.0 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2011
Target Value: 11.4 percent
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: City: District of Columbia
Current Value: 11.0 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2011
Prior Value: 10.3 percent
Prior Measurement Period: 2010
Location: City: District of Columbia
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Preterm Births has been met.The current value is 11.0 percent and the target value is 11.4 percent.

Mental Health and Mental Disorders

Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Suicide New Map City: District of Columbia
Current: 5.6
Target: 10.2
deaths/100,000 population
Current Value: 5.6 deaths/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2009-2011
Target Value: 10.2 deaths/100,000 population
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: City: District of Columbia
Current Value: 5.6 deaths/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2009-2011
Prior Value: 6.2 deaths/100,000 population
Prior Measurement Period: 2008-2010
Location: City: District of Columbia
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Suicide has been met.The current value is 5.6 deaths/100,000 population and the target value is 10.2 deaths/100,000 population.

Nutrition and Weight Status

Adults who are Obese Map City: District of Columbia
Current: 21.9
Target: 30.5
percent
Current Value: 21.9 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Target Value: 30.5 percent
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: City: District of Columbia
Current Value: 21.9 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Prior Value: 23.8 percent
Prior Measurement Period: 2011
Location: City: District of Columbia
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Adults who are Obese has been met.The current value is 21.9 percent and the target value is 30.5 percent.

Other Chronic Diseases

Activity Limitations due to Arthritis City: District of Columbia
Current: 52.8
Target: 35.5
percent
Current Value: 52.8 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2011
Target Value: 35.5 percent
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: City: District of Columbia
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Activity Limitations due to Arthritis has not been met.The current value is 52.8 percent and the target value is 35.5 percent.

Prevention & Safety

Adult Seat Belt Use City: District of Columbia
Current: 86.1
Target: 92
percent
Current Value: 86.1 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2011
Target Value: 92 percent
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: City: District of Columbia
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Adult Seat Belt Use has not been met.The current value is 86.1 percent and the target value is 92 percent.

Substance Abuse

Adults who Binge Drink Map City: District of Columbia
Current: 23.1
Target: 24.4
percent
Current Value: 23.1 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Target Value: 24.4 percent
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: City: District of Columbia
Current Value: 23.1 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Prior Value: 25.0 percent
Prior Measurement Period: 2011
Location: City: District of Columbia
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Adults who Binge Drink has been met.The current value is 23.1 percent and the target value is 24.4 percent.
Adults who Tried to Quit Smoking City: District of Columbia
Current: 62.9
Target: 80.0
percent
Current Value: 62.9 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2011
Target Value: 80.0 percent
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: City: District of Columbia
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Adults who Tried to Quit Smoking has not been met.The current value is 62.9 percent and the target value is 80.0 percent.

Tobacco Use

Adults who Smoke Map City: District of Columbia
Current: 19.6
Target: 12.0
percent
Current Value: 19.6 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Target Value: 12.0 percent
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: City: District of Columbia
Current Value: 19.6 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Prior Value: 20.8 percent
Prior Measurement Period: 2011
Location: City: District of Columbia
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Adults who Smoke has not been met.The current value is 19.6 percent and the target value is 12.0 percent.
Teens who Smoke City: District of Columbia
Current: 12.5
Target: 16.0
percent
Current Value: 12.5 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2011
Target Value: 16.0 percent
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: City: District of Columbia
Current Value: 12.5 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2011
Prior Value: 10.6 percent
Prior Measurement Period: 2007
Location: City: District of Columbia
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Teens who Smoke has been met.The current value is 12.5 percent and the target value is 16.0 percent.

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