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Appendix A—Healthy People 2010 Focus Areas and Proposed List of Topic Areas for Healthy People 2020

Healthy People 2010 Focus Areas1 Proposed Healthy People 2020 Topic Areas Comments
  1. Access to Quality Health Services
  2. Arthritis, Osteoporosis and Chronic
    Back Conditions
  3. Cancer
  4. Chronic Kidney Disease
  5. Diabetes
  6. Disability and Secondary Conditions
  7. Educational and Community-Based
    Programs
  8. Environmental Health
  9. Family Planning
  10. Food Safety
  11. Health Communication
  12. Heart Disease and Stroke
  13. HIV
  14. Immunizations and Infectious Diseases
  15. Injury and Violence Prevention
  16. Maternal, Infant, and Child Health
  17. Medical Product Safety
  18. Mental Health and Mental Disorders
  19. Nutrition and Overweight
  20. Occupational Safety and Health
  21. Oral Health
  22. Physical Activity and Fitness
  23. Public Health Infrastructure
  24. Respiratory Diseases
  25. Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  26. Substance Abuse
  27. Tobacco Use
  28. Vision and Hearing
  1. Access to Health Care2
  2. High Quality Health Care2
  3. Arthritis, Osteoporosis and Chronic Back Conditions
  4. Cancer
  5. Chronic Kidney Disease
  6. Diabetes
  7. Disability and Secondary Conditions
  8. Health Promotion3
  9. Built Environment2
  10. Natural Environment2
  11. Reproductive Health2
  12. Food Safety and foodborne Illness2
  13. Health Communication
  14. Health IT3
  15. Heart Disease and Stroke
  16. HIV
  17. Immunizations2
  18. Communicable Diseases2
  19. Unintentional Injury2
  20. Violence2
  21. Depression & Suicide2
  22. Prenatal2
  23. Preschool2
  24. Primary School2
  25. Adolescent Health2
  26. Adult2
  27. Healthy Aging2
  28. Medical Product Safety
  29. Mental Health and Mental Disorders
  30. Nutrition and Overweight
  31. Occupational Safety and Health
  32. Oral Health
  33. Physical Activity and Fitness
  34. Public Health Infrastructure
  35. Respiratory Diseases
  36. Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  37. Substance Abuse
  38. Tobacco Use
  39. Vision
  40. Hearing
  41. Emergency Preparedness3
  42. Health Equity/Disparities3
  43. Quality of Life3
  44. Global Health3
  45. Blood Diseases3
  46. Digestive Diseases3
  47. Social and Economic Environments3

One Committee member suggested adding the topic area of "Health Promotion."

 

It was recommended that topic areas 22-27 be combined under "life course" to avoid fragmentation.


1Healthy People 2010 Fact Sheet. Accessible online at: online at: http://www.healthypeople.gov/About/hpfact.htm

2Topic Area that has been changed from the 2010 categories.

3Topic Area that has been proposed as a new addition for Healthy People 2020.

 

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Last revised: October 19, 2010