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Table 2 Priority Areas of the Healthy People programs 1990-2020

From: Health disparities monitoring in the U.S.: lessons for monitoring efforts in Israel and other countries

1990 Priority Areas 2000 Priority Areas 2010 Focus Areas 2020 Topic Areas
(n = 15) (n = 22) (n = 28) (n = 42)
  [Clinical preventive services] Access to quality health services Access to quality health services
    Adolescent health
   Arthritis, osteoporosis & chronic back conditions Arthritis, osteoporosis & chronic back conditions
    Blood disorders & blood safety
  Cancer Cancer Cancer
   Chronic kidney disease Chronic kidney disease
    Dementias
  Diabetes & chronic disabling conditions Diabetes Diabetes
  [with Diabetes] Disability & secondary conditions Disability & health
    Early & middle childhood
  Education & community-based programs Educational & community-based programs Educational & community-based programs
Environmental health [Toxic agent control] Environmental health Environmental health Environmental health
Family planning Family planning Family planning Family planning
  Food & drug safety Food safety Food safety
    Genomics
    Global health
   Health communication Health communication & health information technology
    Health-related QoL & well-being
    Healthcare-associated infections
   [with Vision] Hearing & other sensory or communication disorders
High blood pressure control Heart disease & stroke Heart disease & stroke Heart disease & stroke
  HIV infection HIV HIV
Immunizations Infectious agent control Immunizations & infectious diseases Immunizations & infectious diseases Immunizations & infectious diseases
Injury control [accidental] Injuries [unintentional] Violent and abusive behavior Injury & violence prevention Injury & violence prevention
    Lesbian, gay bisexual & transgender health
Maternal [Pregnancy] & infant care Maternal & infant health Maternal, infant & child health Maternal, infant & child health
   Medical product safety Medical product safety
  Mental health & mental disorders Mental health & mental disorders Mental health & mental disorders
Nutrition Nutrition Nutrition & overweight Nutrition & weight status
Occupational safety & health Occupational safety and health Occupational safety & health Occupational safety & health
    Older adults
Fluoridation of water supplies Oral Health Oral health Oral health
Physical activity [Exercise & fitness] Physical activity/fitness Physical activity/fitness Physical activity
    Preparedness
  [Clinical preventive services] [Surveillance & data systems] Public health infrastructure Public health infrastructure
   Respiratory diseases Respiratory diseases
Sexually transmissible diseases Sexually transmitted diseases Sexually transmitted diseases Sexually transmitted diseases
    Sleep health
    Social determinants
Stress management    
Substance use [Alcohol & drugs] Substance abuse Substance abuse Substance abuse
Tobacco [smoking cessation] Tobacco use Tobacco use Tobacco use