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Maine Department of Health and Human Services, Center for Disease Control and Prevention. 2013. Oral health in Maine. Augusta, ME: Maine Department of Health and Human Services, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 63 pp.

Annotation: This report provides information on the burden of oral diseases in children and adults in Maine, including data on access to care, prevalence of oral diseases and oral-health-related risk behaviors, and the oral health work force in the state. The report also addresses the oral disease burden in specific population groups, such as children with special health care needs, children enrolled in MaineCare (Maine’s Medicaid program), pregnant women, and adults ages 65 and older. Comparisons are made to national data when possible and to Healthy People 2010 objectives.

Contact: Maine Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health Program, 11 State House Station, Key Plaza, Fifth Floor, Augusta, ME 04333, Web Site: http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mecdc/population-health/odh Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Children with special health care needs, Data, Healthy People 2010, Low income groups, Maine, Medicaid, Older adults, Oral health, Pregnant women, Risk factors, State programs

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2012. Healthy People 2010 grant program for chapters: Immunization program summaries–Goals, outcomes, and future plans. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 18 pp.

Annotation: This compendium on immunization summarizes the goals, outcomes, and future plans of the American Academy of Pediatric's (AAP's) Healthy People 2010 Grant Program for Chapters. Contents include information on the program's selection criteria, topical summaries by state, and related AAP initiatives and resources.

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Community based services, Grants, Healthy People 2010, Immunization programs, Pediatric care, Prevention programs, Professional societies

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2012. Healthy People 2010 grant program for chapters: Injury and violence prevention program summaries–Goals, outcomes, and future plans. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 23 pp.

Annotation: This compendium on injury and violence prevention programs summarizes the goals, outcomes, and future plans of the American Academy of Pediatric's (AAP's) Healthy People 2010 Grant Program for Chapters. Contents include information on the program's selection criteria, topical summaries by state, and related AAP initiatives and resources.

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Community based services, Grants, Healthy People 2010, Injury prevention, Pediatric care, Prevention programs, Professional societies, Violence prevention

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2012. Healthy People 2010 grant program for chapters: Mental health program summaries–Goals, outcomes, and future plans. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 33 pp.

Annotation: This compendium on mental health summarizes the goals, outcomes, and future plans of the American Academy of Pediatric's (AAP's) Healthy People 2010 Grant Program for Chapters. Contents include information on the program's selection criteria, topical summaries by state, and related AAP initiatives and resources.

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Community based services, Grants, Healthy People 2010, Mental health, Pediatric care, Prevention programs, Professional societies

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2012. Healthy People 2010 grant program for chapters: Obesity/physical fitness program summaries–Goals, outcomes, and future plans. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 30 pp.

Annotation: This compendium on obesity and physical fitness programs summarizes the goals, outcomes, and future plans of the American Academy of Pediatric's (AAP's) Healthy People 2010 Grant Program for Chapters. Contents include information on the program's selection criteria, topical summaries by state, and related AAP initiatives and resources.

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Community based services, Grants, Healthy People 2010, Obesity, Pediatric care, Physical fitness, Prevention programs, Professional societies

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2012. Healthy People 2010 grant program for chapters: School health program summaries–Goals, outcomes, and future plans. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 27 pp.

Annotation: This compendium on school health summarizes the goals, outcomes, and future plans of the American Academy of Pediatric's (AAP's) Healthy People 2010 Grant Program for Chapters. Contents include information on the program's selection criteria, topical summaries by state, and related AAP initiatives and resources.

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Community based services, Grants, Healthy People 2010, Pediatric care, Prevention programs, Professional societies, School health

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2012. Healthy People 2010 grant program for chapters: Tobacco prevention and control summaries–Goals, outcomes, and future plans. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 1 v.

Annotation: This compendium on tobacco prevention and control summarizes the goals, outcomes, and future plans of the American Academy of Pediatric's (AAP's) Healthy People 2010 Grant Program for Chapters. Contents include information on the program's selection criteria, topical summaries by state, and related AAP initiatives and resources.

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Community based services, Grants, Healthy People 2010, Pediatric care, Prevention programs, Professional societies, Tobacco

Washington State Department of Health. 2011. Smile survey 2010. Olympia, WA: Washington State Department of Health, 41 pp.

Annotation: This report presents findings from a statewide oral health screening survey of children enrolled in Head Start and related programs for young children from families with low incomes, as well as for students in kindergarten and third grade in public schools in Washington. Contents include facts about childhood tooth decay; survey methodology; and key findings on disparities, untreated decay and treatment needs, dental sealants, and Healthy People 2010 oral health objectives. State oral health plan strategies are included. A fact sheet summarizing the report is also available.

Contact: Washington State Department of Health, P.O. Box 47890, Olympia, WA 98504-7890, Telephone: (800) 525-0127 Secondary Telephone: (360) 236-4030 Web Site: http://www.doh.wa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Barriers, Dental caries, Dental sealants, Head Start, Health status, Healthy People 2010, Oral health, Population surveillance, School age children, Screening, State surveys, Statistical data, Trends, Washington, Young children

National Center for Health Statistics. 2011. Final review: Healthy People 2010. [Hyattsville, MD]: National Center for Health Statistics, ca. 660 pp.

Annotation: This report presents a quantitative end-of-decade assessment of progress in achieving the Healthy People 2010 objectives and goals over the course of the decade. The report presents a summary of progress toward achieving the Healthy People 2010 goals of increasing quality and years of healthy life and elimination health disparities.

Contact: National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 5419, Hyattsville, MD 20782, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 Fax: (301) 458-4020 E-mail: nchsquery@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs Available from the website.

Keywords: Assessment, Ethnic factors, Geographic factors, Goals, Health, Healthy People 2010, Income factors, Racial factors, Statistical data

Tacoma Pierce County Health Department. 2010. Tacoma Pierce County Health Department evaluation of a school-based oral health program. Tacoma, WA: Tacoma Pierce County Health Department, 19 pp.

Annotation: This report presents the results of an evaluation of a school-based oral health program that provided oral health screenings and dental sealants for public school students in second and fourth grades. The report contains an executive summary; information on the methodology; and findings on participation, tooth decay, and factors limiting program effectiveness. Also included are a comparison to Healthy People 2010 objectives; a discussion of study limitations; and recommendations on sealant delivery, program delivery, and data collection and evaluation.

Contact: Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department, 3629 South D Street, Tacoma, WA 98418, Telephone: (253) 798-6500 Secondary Telephone: (800) 992-2458, ext. 6500 E-mail: info@tpchd.org Web Site: http://www.tpchd.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Dental sealants, Elementary schools, Healthy People 2010, Local initiatives, Oral health, Program evaluation, School age children, School health programs, Screening

Helm T, Rice G, Hein J. 2009. Yuma County needs assessment. [Tuscon, AZ]: University of Arizona, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Center for Rural Health, 68 pp.

Annotation: This document is a needs assessment for Yuma Country, Arizona. The document includes a summary of county characteristics (history and description, demographic indicators, marital status, economic indicators, and education) and discusses general health indicators, materal and perinatal health indicators, infant and child health indicators; Healthy People 2010; Title V block grant performance measures; and a survey of prenatal care in Yuma County.

Contact: University of Arizona, Center for Rural Health, 1295 N Martin - P.O. Box 245163, Tucson, AZ 85724, Telephone: (520) 626-5823 Fax: (520) 626-3101 E-mail: http://crh.arizona.edu/contact Web Site: http://www.crh.arizona.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Domestic violence, Economic factors, Education, Educational attainment, Health, Health care utilization, Health services, Healthy People 2010, Infant health, Low birthweight, Low income groups, Marital status, Perinatal health, Prenatal care, Statistical data, Title V of the Social Security Act, Unemployment, lead poisoning, oral heath

University of California San Francisco, Public Policy Analysis and Education Center for Middle Childhood, Adolescent, and Young Adult Health. 2008. Tracking adolescent health policy: An annotated list, 2008 update. San Francisco, CA: Public Policy Analysis and Education Center for Middle Childhood, Adolescent, and Young Adult Health, University of California San Francisco, 13 pp.

Annotation: This brief provides an annotated list of organizations and agencies that monitor trends in state and federal policies related to Healthy People 2010's 21 critical health objectives for adolescents and young adults. The brief is organized according to the main subject areas that encompass the objectives. Organizations and agencies that track policies that pertain to multiple subject areas are listed first in three sections: general adolescent health, youth development, and access to health care. Each of the individual subject areas then follow.

Keywords: Access to health care, Adolescent development, Adolescent health, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Healthy People 2010, Injury, Mental health, Public policy, Reproductive health, Substance abuse, Trends, Violence, Young adults, Youth

U.S. Public Health Service, Healthy People 2010. 2008. Progress review: Oral health. Washington, DC: U.S. Public Health Service, 6 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes an assessment of Healthy People 2010 Focus Area 21 -- Oral Health, convened by the Acting Assistant Secretary for Health on February 7, 2008. Topics include data trends, key challenges and strategies, activities and outcomes, and approaches for consideration. The report includes links to the November 2000 text for the oral health focus area, revisions to the focus area chapter that were made after the January 2005 midcourse review, the report on the first-round progress review (held on March 17, 2004), data used in the 2008 review and their definitions, and other materials used in the review. Contact information for the focus area's co-lead agencies is also provided.

Contact: HealthyPeople.gov, Web Site: http://www.healthypeople.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Barriers, Conferences, Data analysis, Health objectives, Healthy People 2010, Oral health, Outcome and process assessment, Progress reports, Trends

National Center for Health Statistics. 2008. Adolescent health in the United States, 2007. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics, 141 pp.

Annotation: This summary describes measures of overall health status, violence and victimization, reproductive health, risk behaviors, and health care access and utilization for the population 10-19 years of age and the differences in these categories by age, gender, race and ethnicity, and socioeconomic status. Some data covering young people 20-24 years of age is presented as well. Charts and tables illustrate the measures throughout the document.

Contact: National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 5419, Hyattsville, MD 20782, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 Fax: (301) 458-4020 E-mail: nchsquery@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs Available from the website. Document Number: DHHS Pub No. 2007-1034.

Keywords: Access to health care, Adolescents, Ethnic groups, Health status, Healthy People 2010, Risk taking, Socioeconomic factors, Statistics, Young adults, Youth

Conwell LJ, Neuman M, Gold MR. 2008. State efforts to address the Healthy People 2010 goal to eliminate health disparities: Two case studies--Report. Princeton, NJ: Mathematica, 32 pp.

Annotation: This report describes approaches by North Carolina and Washington states in identifying and eliminating disparities in health and health care. Contents are provided in three sections. Section one provides an overview of both cases and context as well as describing the methods and emerging themes of the study. Section two focuses on the North Carolina program, Healthy Carolinians, with topics including political will, forging local partnerships, harnessing data at the local level, and social strategy used in meeting state health objectives. The third section describes Washington's efforts beginning with the Governor's Interagency Council on Health Disparities. It also provides information on political will in creating the the Joint Select Committee on Health Disparities and working with the Governor's Council, creating and analyzing the knowledge base to identify and prioritize health topics, the Healthy People Program, and the social strategy in developing the action plans to eliminate disparities. Appendices include a conceptual framework, sample briefing documents, and a scoring worksheet.

Contact: Mathematica Policy Research, P.O. Box 2393, Princeton, NJ 08543-2393, Telephone: (609) 799-3535 Fax: (609) 799-0005 E-mail: info@mathematica-mpr.com Web Site: http://www.mathematica-mpr.com Available from the website.

Keywords: Barriers, Case studies, Ethnic factors, Health objectives, Health services delivery, Healthy People 2010, North Carolina, Racial factors, Socioeconomic factors, State initiatives, Washington

National Center for Health Statistics. 2007. Tracking Healthy People 2010 (rev.). Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics,

Annotation: This electronic resource is designed to serve as a statistical compendium companion to the November 2000 publication of Healthy People 2010 - Understanding and Improving Health - Objectives for Improving Health. The information on data issues, technical specifications, and major data sources reflect changes since November 2000. In addition, the data issues section includes new components on the midcourse review overview, measuring quality and years of healthy life, and measuring health disparities. The technical specifications of the objectives will be updated periodically as specifications change throughout the decade.

Contact: National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 5419, Hyattsville, MD 20782, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 Fax: (301) 458-4020 E-mail: nchsquery@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs Available from the website.

Keywords: Community role, Data, Demography, Disease prevention, Goals, Health objectives, Health policy, Health promotion, Healthy People 2010, Population surveillance, Program management, Public health, Statistics

Arkansas Department of Health. 2007. Progressing toward a healthier Arkansas... Healthy People 2010 health status report. Little Rock, AR: Arkansas Department of Health, 34 pp.

Annotation: This report provides insights into health disparities within the state of Arkansas. The report discusses access to care; cancer; diabetes; family planning, heart disease, HIV infection; injury; maternal, infant, and child health; nutrition; physical activity; tobacco use; and patterns and trends in disparities. For each topic area, key indicators are presented, along with the national target and the current status of whites, blacks, and Latinos for that topic area. Also included is a summary of current efforts of programs within the Arkansas Department of Health to address disparities within each topic area. The report concludes with a general summary including an overall picture of disparities and a brief discussion of trends.

Contact: Arkansas Department of Health, 4815 West Markham Street, Little Rock, AR 72205, Telephone: (501) 661-2000 Secondary Telephone: (800) 462-0599 Web Site: http://www.healthy.arkansas.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Arkansas, Cancer, Child health, Diabetes, Family planning, HIV infection, Healthy People 2010, Heart disease, Infant health, Maternal health, Nutrition, Physical activity, Racial factors, Smoking, State programs, Trends

Washington State Department of Health. 2006. Washington state adolescent needs assessment report. Olympia, WA: Washington State Department of Health, 240 pp.

Annotation: This report provides baseline state level information for the Washington State Partnership for Youth (WSPY) to use in developing a statewide adolescent health plan for the state by 2006. It includes three sections: (1) Data summary of highlights of major health and behavior issues, organized into nine main focus areas; (2) services for the adolescent population, covering several social, medical, and preventive health services targeted for pregnant women, infants, children and adolescents; and (3) findings, including qualitative data from three sets of focus groups. It compares information on the 21 critical health objectives as part of the national Healthy People 2010 project with state results.

Contact: Washington State Department of Health, Office of Maternal and Child Health, Assessment Unit, P.O. Box 47835, Olympia, WA 98504-7835, Telephone: (360) 236-3533 E-mail: mchassess.support@doh.wa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent behavior, Adolescent health, Adolescent health services, Adolescents, Health services delivery, Healthy People 2010, Needs assessment, Program development, State initiatives, Statistical data, Strategic plans, Washington

Suellentrop K, Morrow B, Williams L, D'Angelo D. 2006. Monitoring progress toward achieving maternal and infant Healthy People 2010 objectives -- 19 states, Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS), 2000-2003. MMWR Surveillance Summaries 55(SS-9):1-11,

Annotation: This report provides a snapshot of how the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) data can be used to monitor state progress toward achieving maternal and child Healthy People 2010 (HP 2010) objectives. The report summarizes data from 19 states that measured progress toward achieving HP 2010 objectives for eight personal indicators: (1) pregnancy intention, (2) multivitamin use, (3) physical abuse, (4) cigarette smoking during pregnancy, (5) cigarette smoking cessation, (6) drinking alcohol during pregnancy, (7) breastfeeding initiation, and (8) infant sleep position. The report, which includes an abstract, introduces the issue, describes the study methods, provides results, and offers a discussion and a conclusion. References are included. Statistical information is provided in tables at the end of the report.

Contact: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Alcohol consumption during pregnancy, Breastfeeding, Child health, Healthy People 2010, Maternal health, Physical abuse, Pregnancy, Sleep position, Smoking during pregnancy

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Public Health and Science. 2006. Healthy People 2010 midcourse review. Washington, DC: Office of Public Health and Science, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 1 v.

Annotation: This report presents an assessment of the Nation's progress toward increasing the quality and years of healthy life and eliminating health disparities for all Americans, halfway through the first decade of the 21st century. Components include a forward, executive summary, focus area chapters, and appendices. The forward provides a brief overview of the document. The executive summary provides a detailed overview of the Healthy People 2010 Midcourse Review, addresses how the Healthy People 2010 and the Midcourse Review relate to some other public health efforts, and summarizes progress toward achieving the Healthy People 2010 goals and objectives. The 28 specific focus area chapters highlight changes that were made to specific objectives, progress toward the 2010 targets by objective, disparities among populations by objective, and efforts to advance the health of the nation within the focus area. The appendices include a list of the Healthy People 2010 Steering Committee members, a list of the Workgroup Coordinators for each focus area, the technical appendix, a list of objectives and subobjectives deleted, and a list of Healthy People 2010 objectives and subobjectives used to track the Leading Health Indicators. Comments submitted during the public comment submission period that let to the changes to Healthy People 2010 at the Midcourse Review are also available.

Contact: HealthyPeople.gov, Web Site: http://www.healthypeople.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Disease prevention, Federal initiatives, Health objectives, Health promotion, Healthy People 2010, National programs, Public awareness campaigns, Public health, Resource materials

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.