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Food and Nutrient Consumption

NWS-15.1 Increase the contribution of total vegetables to the diets of the population aged 2 years and older

Leading Health Indicators are a subset of Healthy People 2020 objectives selected to communicate high-priority health issues.

Baseline: 0.76 cup equivalent of total vegetables per 1,000 calories was the mean daily intake by persons aged 2 years and over in 2005–08 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 1.16 cup equivalent per 1,000 calories
Target-Setting Method: Modeling
Data Sources:
National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), CDC/NCHS
Data for this objective HP2020 data for this objective
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 19-06.
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