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    Healthy People 2010;2020

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    I need some help on this assignment

    To prepare:
    Review Table 15.1 on page 322 of Novick and Morrow (Healthy People 2010 Targets).
    Go to Healthy People 2020 and examine the data and targets for 2010 to 2020.
    By Day 7, submit a 2- to 3-page analysis (not including title page, references, or tables) of the changes in the data. Include the following:
    Put the data together by updating Table 15.1 with data from Healthy People 2020.
    Analyze the data for trends, and check whether the Healthy People 2010 objectives match the Healthy People 2020 objectives.
    Evaluate the reliability of the data, including statements as to whether the data measurements, sources, and definitions were consistent across time.
    Support your suggestions with additional scholarly resources. Use APA formatting for your paper and to cite your resources.

    I am attaching the table

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    There are discernable differences between the Healthy People 2010 and Healthy People 2020 objectives with respect to current cigarette smoking in adults ages 18 years and over (Obj. TU 1.1). For example, the inclusion criteria changed dramatically from smokers being defined as persons who have smoked at least 2100 cigarettes in their lifetime in 2010 to 100 cigarettes in 2020. The State-Specific Median Proportion target of 12%, is unchanged since 2010, and as of 2013, there is a discernable decline in current smokers in spite of more constrained inclusion criteria. ...

    Solution Summary

    The comparison of Healthy People 2010 and Healthy People 2020 demonstrates the evolution and flexibility of acceptable risk factors to mitigate preventable risk factors that affect the morbidity and mortality of the U.S. population.