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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.

Location:

Tracker for State: Delaware

Indicator Current and Target Data Since Prior Period Status

Access to Health Services

Adults with Health Insurance Map
Current: 87.2
Target: 100.0
percent
Current Value: 87.2 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Target Value: 100.0 percent
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: State: Delaware
Current Value: 87.2 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Prior Value: 86.7 percent
Prior Measurement Period: 2011
Location: State: Delaware
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Adults with Health Insurance has not been met.The current value is 87.2 percent and the target value is 100.0 percent.
Children with Health Insurance Map
Current: 96.5
Target: 100.0
percent
Current Value: 96.5 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Target Value: 100.0 percent
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: State: Delaware
Current Value: 96.5 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Prior Value: 95.4 percent
Prior Measurement Period: 2011
Location: State: Delaware
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Children with Health Insurance has not been met.The current value is 96.5 percent and the target value is 100.0 percent.

Adolescent Health

High School Graduation
Current: 79.0
Target: 82.4
percent
Current Value: 79.0 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2010-2011
Target Value: 82.4 percent
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: State: Delaware
The Healthy People 2020 Target for High School Graduation has not been met.The current value is 79.0 percent and the target value is 82.4 percent.

Cancer

Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Breast Cancer Map
Current: 22.8
Target: 20.7
deaths/100,000 females
Current Value: 22.8 deaths/100,000 females
Current Measurement Period: 2006-2010
Target Value: 20.7 deaths/100,000 females
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: State: Delaware
Current Value: 22.8 deaths/100,000 females
Current Measurement Period: 2006-2010
Prior Value: 23.0 deaths/100,000 females
Prior Measurement Period: 2005-2009
Location: State: Delaware
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Breast Cancer has not been met.The current value is 22.8 deaths/100,000 females and the target value is 20.7 deaths/100,000 females.
Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Colorectal Cancer Map
Current: 16.6
Target: 14.5
deaths/100,000 population
Current Value: 16.6 deaths/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2006-2010
Target Value: 14.5 deaths/100,000 population
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: State: Delaware
Current Value: 16.6 deaths/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2006-2010
Prior Value: 17.2 deaths/100,000 population
Prior Measurement Period: 2005-2009
Location: State: Delaware
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Colorectal Cancer has not been met.The current value is 16.6 deaths/100,000 population and the target value is 14.5 deaths/100,000 population.
Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Lung Cancer Map
Current: 56.4
Target: 45.5
deaths/100,000 population
Current Value: 56.4 deaths/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2006-2010
Target Value: 45.5 deaths/100,000 population
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: State: Delaware
Current Value: 56.4 deaths/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2006-2010
Prior Value: 57.3 deaths/100,000 population
Prior Measurement Period: 2005-2009
Location: State: Delaware
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Lung Cancer has not been met.The current value is 56.4 deaths/100,000 population and the target value is 45.5 deaths/100,000 population.
Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Prostate Cancer Map
Current: 23.7
Target: 21.8
deaths/100,000 males
Current Value: 23.7 deaths/100,000 males
Current Measurement Period: 2006-2010
Target Value: 21.8 deaths/100,000 males
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: State: Delaware
Current Value: 23.7 deaths/100,000 males
Current Measurement Period: 2006-2010
Prior Value: 24.9 deaths/100,000 males
Prior Measurement Period: 2005-2009
Location: State: Delaware
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Prostate Cancer has not been met.The current value is 23.7 deaths/100,000 males and the target value is 21.8 deaths/100,000 males.
Cervical Cancer Incidence Rate Map
Current: 8.8
Target: 7.1
cases/100,000 females
Current Value: 8.8 cases/100,000 females
Current Measurement Period: 2006-2010
Target Value: 7.1 cases/100,000 females
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: State: Delaware
Current Value: 8.8 cases/100,000 females
Current Measurement Period: 2006-2010
Prior Value: 8.9 cases/100,000 females
Prior Measurement Period: 2005-2009
Location: State: Delaware
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Cervical Cancer Incidence Rate has not been met.The current value is 8.8 cases/100,000 females and the target value is 7.1 cases/100,000 females.
Colorectal Cancer Incidence Rate Map
Current: 45.9
Target: 38.6
cases/100,000 population
Current Value: 45.9 cases/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2006-2010
Target Value: 38.6 cases/100,000 population
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: State: Delaware
Current Value: 45.9 cases/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2006-2010
Prior Value: 48.3 cases/100,000 population
Prior Measurement Period: 2005-2009
Location: State: Delaware
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Colorectal Cancer Incidence Rate has not been met.The current value is 45.9 cases/100,000 population and the target value is 38.6 cases/100,000 population.

Environmental Health

Workers Commuting by Public Transportation Map
Current: 3.2
Target: 5.5
percent
Current Value: 3.2 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2008-2012
Target Value: 5.5 percent
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: State: Delaware
Current Value: 3.2 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2008-2012
Prior Value: 3.3 percent
Prior Measurement Period: 2007-2011
Location: State: Delaware
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Workers Commuting by Public Transportation has not been met.The current value is 3.2 percent and the target value is 5.5 percent.

Food Safety

Salmonella Infection Incidence Rate
Current: 16.1
Target: 11.4
cases/100,000 population
Current Value: 16.1 cases/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Target Value: 11.4 cases/100,000 population
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: State: Delaware
Current Value: 16.1 cases/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Prior Value: 19.0 cases/100,000 population
Prior Measurement Period: 2011
Location: State: Delaware
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Salmonella Infection Incidence Rate has not been met.The current value is 16.1 cases/100,000 population and the target value is 11.4 cases/100,000 population.

Heart Disease and Stroke

Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke)
Current: 37.7
Target: 34.8
deaths/100,000 population
Current Value: 37.7 deaths/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2007-2011
Target Value: 34.8 deaths/100,000 population
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: State: Delaware
Current Value: 37.7 deaths/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2007-2011
Prior Value: 38.2 deaths/100,000 population
Prior Measurement Period: 2006-2010
Location: State: Delaware
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) has not been met.The current value is 37.7 deaths/100,000 population and the target value is 34.8 deaths/100,000 population.
High Blood Pressure Prevalence Map
Current: 34.8
Target: 26.9
percent
Current Value: 34.8 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2011
Target Value: 26.9 percent
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: State: Delaware
The Healthy People 2020 Target for High Blood Pressure Prevalence has not been met.The current value is 34.8 percent and the target value is 26.9 percent.
High Cholesterol Prevalence Map
Current: 40.6
Target: 13.5
percent
Current Value: 40.6 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2011
Target Value: 13.5 percent
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: State: Delaware
The Healthy People 2020 Target for High Cholesterol Prevalence has not been met.The current value is 40.6 percent and the target value is 13.5 percent.

Immunization and Infectious Diseases

Adults 65+ with Pneumonia Vaccination  Map
Current: 70.7
Target: 90.0
percent
Current Value: 70.7 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Target Value: 90.0 percent
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: State: Delaware
Current Value: 70.7 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Prior Value: 69.2 percent
Prior Measurement Period: 2011
Location: State: Delaware
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Adults 65+ with Pneumonia Vaccination has not been met.The current value is 70.7 percent and the target value is 90.0 percent.
Tuberculosis Incidence Rate
Current: 3.1
Target: 1.0
cases/100,000 population
Current Value: 3.1 cases/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Target Value: 1.0 cases/100,000 population
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: State: Delaware
Current Value: 3.1 cases/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Prior Value: 2.3 cases/100,000 population
Prior Measurement Period: 2011
Location: State: Delaware
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Tuberculosis Incidence Rate has not been met.The current value is 3.1 cases/100,000 population and the target value is 1.0 cases/100,000 population.

Injury and Violence Prevention

Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Homicide
Current: 6.1
Target: 5.5
deaths/100,000 population
Current Value: 6.1 deaths/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2007-2011
Target Value: 5.5 deaths/100,000 population
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: State: Delaware
Current Value: 6.1 deaths/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2007-2011
Prior Value: 6.1 deaths/100,000 population
Prior Measurement Period: 2006-2010
Location: State: Delaware
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Homicide has not been met.The current value is 6.1 deaths/100,000 population and the target value is 5.5 deaths/100,000 population.
Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Unintentional Injuries
Current: 36.4
Target: 36.4
deaths/100,000 population
Current Value: 36.4 deaths/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2007-2011
Target Value: 36.4 deaths/100,000 population
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: State: Delaware
Current Value: 36.4 deaths/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2007-2011
Prior Value: 36.8 deaths/100,000 population
Prior Measurement Period: 2006-2010
Location: State: Delaware
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Unintentional Injuries has been met.The current value is 36.4 deaths/100,000 population and the target value is 36.4 deaths/100,000 population.
Pedestrian Death Rate New
Current: 2.9
Target: 1.4
deaths/100,000 population
Current Value: 2.9 deaths/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Target Value: 1.4 deaths/100,000 population
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: State: Delaware
Current Value: 2.9 deaths/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Prior Value: 2.0 deaths/100,000 population
Prior Measurement Period: 2011
Location: State: Delaware
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Pedestrian Death Rate has not been met.The current value is 2.9 deaths/100,000 population and the target value is 1.4 deaths/100,000 population.

Maternal, Infant and Child Health

Babies with Low Birth Weight
Current: 8.8
Target: 7.8
percent
Current Value: 8.8 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2007-2011
Target Value: 7.8 percent
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: State: Delaware
Current Value: 8.8 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2007-2011
Prior Value: 8.9 percent
Prior Measurement Period: 2006-2010
Location: State: Delaware
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Babies with Low Birth Weight has not been met.The current value is 8.8 percent and the target value is 7.8 percent.
Infant Mortality Rate
Current: 8.1
Target: 6.0
deaths/1,000 live births
Current Value: 8.1 deaths/1,000 live births
Current Measurement Period: 2007-2011
Target Value: 6.0 deaths/1,000 live births
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: State: Delaware
Current Value: 8.1 deaths/1,000 live births
Current Measurement Period: 2007-2011
Prior Value: 8.0 deaths/1,000 live births
Prior Measurement Period: 2006-2010
Location: State: Delaware
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Infant Mortality Rate has not been met.The current value is 8.1 deaths/1,000 live births and the target value is 6.0 deaths/1,000 live births.
Mothers who Received Early Prenatal Care
Current: 75.3
Target: 77.9
percent
Current Value: 75.3 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2005-2009
Target Value: 77.9 percent
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: State: Delaware
Current Value: 75.3 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2005-2009
Prior Value: 73.9 percent
Prior Measurement Period: 2004-2008
Location: State: Delaware
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Mothers who Received Early Prenatal Care has not been met.The current value is 75.3 percent and the target value is 77.9 percent.
Preterm Births
Current: 11.1
Target: 11.4
percent
Current Value: 11.1 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2011
Target Value: 11.4 percent
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: State: Delaware
Current Value: 11.1 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2011
Prior Value: 12.8 percent
Prior Measurement Period: 2010
Location: State: Delaware
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Preterm Births has been met.The current value is 11.1 percent and the target value is 11.4 percent.

Mental Health and Mental Disorders

Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Suicide
Current: 11.3
Target: 10.2
deaths/100,000 population
Current Value: 11.3 deaths/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2007-2011
Target Value: 10.2 deaths/100,000 population
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: State: Delaware
Current Value: 11.3 deaths/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2007-2011
Prior Value: 11.0 deaths/100,000 population
Prior Measurement Period: 2006-2010
Location: State: Delaware
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Suicide has not been met.The current value is 11.3 deaths/100,000 population and the target value is 10.2 deaths/100,000 population.

Nutrition and Weight Status

Adults who are Obese Map
Current: 26.9
Target: 30.5
percent
Current Value: 26.9 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Target Value: 30.5 percent
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: State: Delaware
Current Value: 26.9 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Prior Value: 28.8 percent
Prior Measurement Period: 2011
Location: State: Delaware
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Adults who are Obese has been met.The current value is 26.9 percent and the target value is 30.5 percent.

Substance Abuse

Adults who Binge Drink Map
Current: 18.6
Target: 24.4
percent
Current Value: 18.6 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Target Value: 24.4 percent
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: State: Delaware
Current Value: 18.6 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Prior Value: 20.3 percent
Prior Measurement Period: 2011
Location: State: Delaware
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Adults who Binge Drink has been met.The current value is 18.6 percent and the target value is 24.4 percent.

Tobacco Use

Adults who Smoke Map
Current: 19.7
Target: 12.0
percent
Current Value: 19.7 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Target Value: 12.0 percent
Target Type: Healthy People 2020 Target
Location: State: Delaware
Current Value: 19.7 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Prior Value: 21.8 percent
Prior Measurement Period: 2011
Location: State: Delaware
The Healthy People 2020 Target for Adults who Smoke has not been met.The current value is 19.7 percent and the target value is 12.0 percent.