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Healthy People 2020 : Progress Tracker

Healthy People provides a framework for prevention for communities in the U.S. Healthy People 2020 is a comprehensive set of key disease prevention and health promotion objectives. The health objectives and targets allow communities to assess their health status and build an agenda for community health improvement.

Tracker for County: Montgomery
Indicator Current and Target Data Since Prior Period Status
Access to Health Services
Persons without Health Insurance
Current: 11.9 percent
Target: 0 percent
Adolescent Health
High School Graduation Map
Current: 87.4 percent
Target: 82.4 percent
Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Breast Cancer Map
Current: 19.6 deaths/100,000 females
Target: 20.6 deaths/100,000 females
Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Cancer Map
Current: 128.4 deaths/100,000 population
Target: 160.6 deaths/100,000 population
Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Colorectal Cancer Map
Current: 11.0 deaths/100,000 population
Target: 14.5 deaths/100,000 population
Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Lung Cancer Map
Current: 28.3 deaths/100,000 population
Target: 45.5 deaths/100,000 population
Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Prostate Cancer Map
Current: 17.0 deaths/100,000 males
Target: 21.2 deaths/100,000 males
Colorectal Cancer Incidence Rate Map
Current: 33.2 cases/100,000 population
Target: 38.6 cases/100,000 population
Environmental Health
Workers Commuting by Public Transportation Map
Current: 15.4 percent
Target: 5.5 percent
Heart Disease and Stroke
Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Map
Current: 27.5 deaths/100,000 population
Target: 33.8 deaths/100,000 population
High Blood Pressure Prevalence Map
Current: 21.6 percent
Target: 26.9 percent
High Cholesterol Prevalence Map
Current: 31.8 percent
Target: 13.5 percent
Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to HIV
Current: 1.6 deaths/100,000 population
Target: 3.3 deaths/100,000 population
Immunization and Infectious Diseases
Adults 65+ with Influenza Vaccination New Map
Current: 64.5 percent
Target: 90.0 percent
Adults 65+ with Pneumonia Vaccination  New Map
Current: 70.5 percent
Target: 90.0 percent
Injury and Violence Prevention
Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Homicide
Current: 2.1 deaths/100,000 population
Target: 5.5 deaths/100,000 population
Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Motor Vehicle Collisions
Current: 6.4 deaths/100,000 population
Target: 12.4 deaths/100,000 population
Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Unintentional Injuries Map
Current: 16.7 deaths/100,000 population
Target: 36.0 deaths/100,000 population
Child Abuse Rate Map
Current: 1.8 cases/1,000 children
Target: 8.5 cases/1,000 children
Pedestrian Death Rate Map
Current: 1.0 deaths/100,000 population
Target: 1.3 deaths/100,000 population
Maternal, Infant and Child Health
Babies with Low Birth Weight Map
Current: 7.4 percent
Target: 7.8 percent
Babies with Very Low Birth Weight Map
Current: 1.4 percent
Target: 1.4 percent
Infant Mortality Rate
Current: 5.1 deaths/1,000 live births
Target: 6.0 deaths/1,000 live births
Mothers who Received Early Prenatal Care Map
Current: 81.0 percent
Target: 77.9 percent
Mental Health and Mental Disorders
Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Suicide
Current: 7.0 deaths/100,000 population
Target: 10.2 deaths/100,000 population
Youth who had a Major Depressive Episode
Current: 7.6 percent
Target: 7.4 percent
Nutrition and Weight Status
Adults who are Obese New Map
Current: 19.6 percent
Target: 30.6 percent
Physical Activity
Adults Engaging in Regular Physical Activity New Map
Current: 54.6 percent
Target: 47.9 percent
Substance Abuse
Death Rate due to Drug Use
Current: 5.3 deaths/100,000 population
Target: 11.3 deaths/100,000 population
Tobacco Use
Adolescents who Use Tobacco Map
Current: 19.2 percent
Target: 21.0 percent