What Are Its Goals?
Healthy People 2010 is designed to achieve two overarching goals:
Each of the 28 focus area chapters also contains a
concise goal statement. This statement frames the overall purpose of the
Examples of focus area goals are:
Reduce the number of new cancer cases as well as the illness,
disability, and death caused by cancer.
Disability and Secondary Conditions:
Promote the health of people with disabilities, prevent secondary
conditions, and eliminate disparities between people with and
without disabilities in the U.S. population.
Reduce foodborne illnesses.