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2020 LHI Topics

The Leading Health Indicators (LHIs) are composed of 26 indicators organized under 12 topics. The Healthy People 2020 LHIs are:

  • Persons with medical insurance (AHS-1.1)
  • Persons with a usual primary care provider (AHS-3)
  • Adults receiving colorectal cancer screening based on the most recent guidelines (C-16)
  • Adults with hypertension whose blood pressure is under control (HDS-12)
  • Persons with diagnosed diabetes whose A1c value is greater than 9% (D-5.1)
  • Children receiving the recommended doses of DTaP, polio, MMR, Hib, HepB, varicella and PCV vaccines by age 19–35 months (IID-8)
  • Air Quality Index >100 (EH-1)
  • Children exposed to secondhand smoke (TU-11.1)
  • Injury deaths (IVP-1.1)
  • Homicides (IVP-29)
  • All Infant deaths (MICH-1.3)
  • Total preterm live births (MICH-9.1)
  • Suicide (MHMD-1)
  • Adolescents with a major depressive episode in the past 12 months (MHMD-4.1)
  • Adults meeting aerobic physical activity and muscle-strengthening objectives (PA-2.4)
  • Obesity among adults (NWS-9)
  • Obesity among children and adolescents (NWS-10.4)
  • Mean daily intake of total vegetables (NWS-15.1)
  • Children, adolescents, and adults who visited the dentist in the past year (OH-7)
  • Sexually active females receiving reproductive health services (FP-7.1)
  • Knowledge of serostatus among HIV-positive persons (HIV-13)
  • Students graduating from high school within 4 years of starting 9th grade (AH-5.1)
  • Adolescents using alcohol or illicit drugs in past 30 days (SA-13.1)
  • Binge drinking in past month—Adults (SA-14.3)
  • Adult cigarette smoking (TU-1.1)
  • Adolescent cigarette smoking in past 30 days (TU-2.2)