As one of the Prevention Agenda’s priority areas, chronic disease has several objectives.
- By the year 2013, reduce the prevalence of adult diabetes and hospital complications of diabetes in New York so that:
The percent of adults with diabetes is no more that 5.7%.
The rate of hospitalizations for short-term complications of diabetes are no more than:
2.3 per 10,000 (ages 6-17)
3.9 per 10,000 (ages 18+)
- By the year 2013, reduce the age-adjusted coronary heart disease hospitalization rate in New Yorkers to no more than 48 per 10,000
- By the year 2013, reduce the congestive heart failure hospitalizations rate among New York adults (ages 18+) to no more than 33 per 100,000
- By the year 2013, reduce New York’s age-adjusted cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality rate to no more than 24 per 100,000
- By the year 2013, reduce the age-adjusted cancer mortality rate to no more than:
21.3 per 100,000 females for breast cancer*
2.0 per 100,000 females for cervical cancer*
13.7 per 100,000 for colorectal cancer*
*Healthy People 2010 Objective
Please note additional cancer-related objectives have been included in the priority area section entitled “Access to Quality Care”.
For more info visit: www.health.ny.gov/prevention/prevention_agenda/chronic_disease/index.htm.