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Big Cities Health Coalition. n.d.. Winnable battles case studies. Washington, DC: National Association of County and City Health Officials, Big Cities Health Coalition, 115 pp.

Annotation: These 12 case studies report on cutting-edge programs and innovative approaches to address the leading causes of death and disease in cities.

Contact: National Association of County and City Health Officials, 1100 17th Street, N.W., Seventh Floor, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 783-5550 Fax: (202) 783-1583 E-mail: info@naccho.org Web Site: http://www.naccho.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Barriers, Case studies, Cities, Data sources, Health status, Health status disparities, Healthy People 2020, Public health infrastructure, Systems development

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health. [2020]. Healthy People 2020: An end of decade snapshot. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, 36 pp.

Annotation: This report provides a snapshot of the progress that the Healthy People 2020 initiative has achieved in the past decade and highlights areas that need improvement. It includes background information about the initiative and covers the following topics: tracking progress of objectives; status of leading health indicators; status of objectives, including oral health objectives, by population subgroup; and transition to Healthy People 2030.

Contact: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Room 715-G, Washington, DC 20201, Telephone: (202) 690-7694 E-mail: ash@hhs.gov Web Site: https://www.hhs.gov/ash Available from the website.

Keywords: Healthy People 2020, Initiatives, Oral health, Progress reports, Statistical data

Oklahoma State Department of Health, Dental Health Services. 2016. Oklahoma oral health needs assessment 2016: Third grade children. Oklahoma City, OK: Oklahoma State Department of Health, Dental Health Services, 50 pp.

Annotation: This report presents findings from a needs assessment for students in third grade in Oklahoma to produce statewide estimates of oral health status indicators. The needs assessment determined prevalence of dental sealants, untreated dental caries, other caries experience, missing teeth, and need for care. Report contents include information about the research design, results, and a discussion. The appendices contain a letter sent to schools and the return postcard; forms for parental consent, data collection, and results; a description of participant characteristics; and a comparison to national objectives and earlier state assessments.

Contact: Oklahoma State Department of Health, Dental Health Service, 1000 Northeast 10th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73117-1299, Telephone: (405) 271-5502 Fax: (405) 271-5434 Web Site: https://www.ok.gov/health/Community_&_Family_Health/Dental_Health_Service/index.html Available from the website.

Keywords: Comparative analysis, Dental caries, Dental sealants, Healthy People 2020, Needs assessment, Oklahoma, Oral health, School age children, Screening, State surveys

Talih M, Huang DT. 2016. Measuring the progress toward target attainment and the elimination of health disparities in Healthy People 2020. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics, 19 pp. (Healthy People Statistical Notes)

Annotation: This document describes the Healthy People 2020 methodology for measuring progress toward target attainment and the elimination of health disparities, with a particular focus on methodological considerations for the interpretation of findings. The Healthy People 2020 measurement practices are contrasted with those in place for the Healthy People 2010.

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: Health disparities, Healthy People 2020, Measures, Population surveillance, Research methodology, Statistical data

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2016. Friends of Children Healthy People 2020 Grant Program for Chapters: Poverty and child health–Goals, outcomes, and future plans. [Elk Grove Village, IL]: American Academy of Pediatrics, 21 pp.

Annotation: This compendium of program summaries describes the approaches of American Academy of Pediatrics' state chapters to develop and implement programs focused on poverty and child health in California, New York City, Oklahoma, and Vermont. Topics include developing and using innovative technologies to address food insecurity, pediatricians promoting food security, ensuring the delivery of health and developmental screening services to young children who are homeless, supporting adolescent parents and their children, and accessing summer meal programs. Each summary includes information about program collaboration, evaluation and measurement, outcomes, barriers and lessons learned, and future plans.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Web Site: https://www.aap.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Adolescent health, Adolescent parents, Child health, Collaboration, Community action, Community based services, Developmental screening, Food, Health screening, Healthy People 2020, Homeless persons, Low income groups, Model programs, Nutrition, Poverty, Program descriptions, Public private partnerships

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2015. Community health status indicators (CHSI 2015). Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 v.

Annotation: This web application produces health status profiles for each of the 3,143 counties in the United States and the District of Columbia. Each county profile contains indicators of health outcomes, which describe the population health status of a county and factors that have the potential to influence health outcomes, such as health care access and quality, health behaviors, social factors, and the physical environment.

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

Keywords: Health status, Healthy People 2020, Measures, Outcome and process assessment, Planning, Population dynamics, Population surveillance, Protective factors, Public health, Risk factors, Social indicators

Bolin JN, Bellamy G, Ferdinand AO, Kash B, Helduser, eds. 2015. Rural Healthy People 2020: A companion document to Healthy People 2020. College Station, TX: Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, Southwest Rural Health Research Center, 2 v.

Annotation: This report provides a guide and benchmark on the current state of rural health priorities and disparities and serves as a roadmap for updating federal and state leaders on rural health priorities identified through the national Rural Healthy People 2020 survey. Volume one addresses each of the ten top-ranked rural health priorities and includes reviews of relevant literature, updated for those topics previously identified as priorities in Rural Healthy People 2010, and models for practice that rural practitioners can use to support community and regional programs. Volume two addresses priorities 11-20.

Contact: Southwest Rural Health Research Center, Texas A&M Health Science Center, Department of Health Policy and Management, 1266 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843-1266, Telephone: (979) 862-4238 Fax: (979) 458-0656 Web Site: http://sph.tamhsc.edu/srhrc/index.html Available from the website. Document Number: ISBN 978-1-4951-5242-9.

Keywords: Access to health care, Barriers, Child health, Community health services, Diabetes, Health care disparities, Health objectives, Health promotion, Healthy People 2020, Heart diseases, Literature reviews, Maternal health, Mental health, National initiatives, Nutrition, Physical activity, Rural populations, Strokes, Substance abuse, Tobacco use

Oh J, Yearwood S, Leonard L. 2015. Oral health of Rhode Island children. Providence, RI: Rhode Island Department of Health, 19 pp.

Annotation: This report presents findings on the oral health status of children in third grade in Rhode Island. Contents include school sampling, data management and analysis, screening methods, screening participation, demographic characteristics of children, and oral health outcomes. Topics include tooth decay, dental sealants, impact of race and ethnicity, and socioeconomic status. The report also provides a comparison of the results to Healthy People 2020 objectives and to results from earlier surveys. Recommendations are included.

Contact: Rhode Island Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 3 Capitol Hill, Providence, RI 02908, Telephone: (401) 222-5960 Fax: (401) 222-4415 Web Site: http://www.health.ri.gov/programs/oralhealth/index.php Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Barriers, Comparative analysis, Dental care, Dental caries, Dental sealants, Health status, Healthy People 2020, Oral health, Preventive health services, Rhode Island, School age children, Screening, State surveys, Statistical data

New Hampshire Oral Health Coalition. 2015. The 2015 New Hampshire oral health plan. Concord, NH: New Hampshire Oral Health Coalition, 34 pp.

Annotation: This document provides a framework for achieving optimal oral health and is intended to be a roadmap for everyone who has a stake in New Hampshire's oral health. Contents include information about the plan's purpose, the plan's relationship to other guiding documents, evaluation of the 2003 plan, oral health challenges in New Hampshire, the development process, priority areas, implementation, and a sustainability plan. Topics include access to oral health care, oral disease, injury prevention, intervention, and integration of oral health care into primary care.

Contact: New Hampshire Oral Health Coalition, 4 Park Street, Concord, NH 03301, Telephone: (603) 415-5550 E-mail: info@nhoralhealth.org Web Site: http://nhoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Community action, Disease prevention, Healthy People 2020, Intervention, New Hampshire, Oral health, Service integration, Statewide planning

Juliano C, ed. 2015. Big cities health inventory. Washington, DC: National Association of County and City Health Officials, Big Cities Health Coalition, 129 pp.

Annotation: This report provides a snapshot of the health of people living in dense, urban areas in the United States, how successfully they are addressing key health problems, and the challenges they face. Contents include information about the selection of cities and indicators, key themes, data limitations, city-by-city tables, case studies, and recommendations.

Contact: National Association of County and City Health Officials, 1100 17th Street, N.W., Seventh Floor, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 783-5550 Fax: (202) 783-1583 E-mail: info@naccho.org Web Site: http://www.naccho.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Barriers, Case studies, Cities, Data sources, Health status, Health status disparities, Healthy People 2020, Public health infrastructure, Systems development

American Dental Association. [2014]. Action for Dental Health: Dentists making a difference. Chicago, IL: American Dental Association, 4 pp.

Annotation: This report outlines key initiatives aimed at preventing oral disease and reducing the proportion of children and adults with untreated oral disease. Contents include an overview of each initiative and related goals. Topics include preventing oral disease, providing oral health education and care, and strengthening and expanding the public/private oral health safety net.

Contact: American Dental Association, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678, Telephone: (312) 440-2500 Fax: (312) 440-7494 E-mail: info@ada.org Web Site: http://www.ada.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Collaboration, Community coordination, Dentistry, Financing, Goals, Health care utilization, Healthy People 2020, Oral health, Outreach, Prevention programs, Public private partnerships, Sustainability, Work force

U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. 2014. Healthy People 2020 leading health indicators: Progress update. Washington, DC: U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 4 pp.

Annotation: This document summarizes progress toward achieving national health objective targets for 26 leading health indicators (LHIs). Contents include the number and percentage of LHIs meeting or exceeding their Healthy People 2020 targets, and those that are improving, showing little or no detectable change, or getting worse. Topics include access to health services; clinical preventive services; environmental quality; injury and violence; maternal, infant, and child health; mental health; nutrition, physical activity, and obesity; oral health; reproductive and sexual health; social determinants; substance abuse; and tobacco. Information about the data sources is included.

Contact: U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite LL100, Rockville, MD 20852, Fax: (240) 453-8282 E-mail: odphpinfo@hhs.gov Web Site: https://health.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Data sources, Health objectives, Healthy People 2020, National initiatives, Progress reports

National Adolescent and Young Adult Health Information Center. 2014. A guide to evidence-based programs for adolescent health: Programs, tools, and more. San Francisco, CA: National Adolescent and Young Adult Health Information Center, 14 pp.

Annotation: This guide for health professionals and communities contains an annotated list of resources and accompanying tools for implementing evidence-based adolescent health programs. The guide defines evidence-based programs, explains how they are used, and identifies limitations of existing programs. The resources in the guide are organized by health topics adapted from the focus areas of the Healthy People 2020 Core Indicators for Adolescent and Young Adult Health. Topics include healthy development, unintentional injury, violence, mental health, substance use, sexual health, obesity, physical activity, and tobacco. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Adolescent and Young Adult Health Information Center, University of California, San Francisco, LHTS Suite 245, Box 0503, San Francisco, CA 94143-0503, Telephone: (415) 502-4856 Fax: (415) 502-4858 E-mail: nahic@ucsf.edu Web Site: http://nahic.ucsf.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Adolescents, Healthy People 2020, Model programs, Program planning, Resources for professionals, Young adults

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2014. Friends of Children Healthy People 2020 Grant Program for Chapters: Adolescent health summaries–Goals, outcomes, and future plans. [Elk Grove Village, IL]: American Academy of Pediatrics, 27 pp.

Annotation: This compendium of program summaries describes the approaches of American Academy of Pediatrics' state chapters to promote adolescent health in California, Maine, New York, North Carolina, and Rhode Island. Topics include a partnership to eliminate bias and increase safety for sexual minority youth; an adolescent medicine learning collaborative; a public private partnership to connect youth transitioning out of foster care to an adolescent/young adult-friendly medical home; a project to provide comprehensive adolescent health screening; and medical-legal partnerships to foster healthy transitions. Each summary includes information about program collaboration, evaluation and measurement, outcomes, barriers and lessons learned, and future plans.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Web Site: https://www.aap.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Barriers, Collaboration, Community action, Foster care, Healthy People 2020, Medical home, Model programs, Program descriptions, Public private partnerships, Screening, Transitions

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Oral Health Unit. 2014. Children's oral health in Colorado. Denver, CO: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Oral Health Unit, 4 pp. (Maternal and child health issue brief; no. 10)

Annotation: This brief describes progress in meeting Healthy People 2020 goals for reducing untreated tooth decay and reducing dental caries experience among children in kindergarten and third grade in Colorado. Topics include why children's oral health is an issue; social and economic health disparities; behaviors, environments, and systems that support good oral health in children; and the importance of dental visits by age 1.

Contact: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Maternal and Child Health Program, Prevention Services Division, Telephone: (303) 692-2503 Web Site: http://www.mchcolorado.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Colorado, Healthy People 2020, Oral health, Prevention services, School age children, Dental care, State surveys, Statistical data

Phipps KR, Ricks TL, Blahut P. 2014. The oral health of 6–9 year old American Indian and Alaska Native children compared to the general U.S. population and Healthy People 2020 targets. Rockville, MD: U.S. Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, 5 pp. (Indian Health Service data brief)

Annotation: This brief presents findings from a national survey to assess the oral health status of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) students in kindergarten through third grade. Contents include information about the prevalence of tooth decay in the primary and permanent teeth of AI/AN students in kindergarten through third grade compared to those in the general U.S. population and to targets for Healthy People 2020. The brief also provides information about the prevalence of dental sealants.

Contact: U.S. Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop 08N34 A, Rockville, MD 20852, Telephone: (800) 447-3368 E-mail: dentaljobs@ihs.gov Web Site: http://www.ihs.gov/dentistry Available from the website.

Keywords: Alaska Natives, American Indians, Comparative analysis, Dental caries, Dental sealants, Health status, Healthy People 2020, National surveys, Oral health, Population surveillance, Prevalence, School age children, Statistical data

Phipps KR, Ricks TL, Blahut P. 2014. The oral health of 13–15 year old American Indian and Alaska Native children: Compared to the general U.S. population and Healthy People 2020 targets. Rockville, MD: U.S. Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, 6 pp. (Indian Health Service data brief)

Annotation: This brief presents findings from a national survey to assess the oral health status of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) adolescents ages 13–15. Contents include information on the prevalence of tooth decay in the permanent teeth of AI/AN adolescents compared to the prevalence in their counterparts in the general U.S. population and to Healthy People 2020 targets. The brief also describes the prevalence of dental sealants.

Contact: U.S. Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop 08N34 A, Rockville, MD 20852, Telephone: (800) 447-3368 E-mail: dentaljobs@ihs.gov Web Site: http://www.ihs.gov/dentistry Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Alaska Natives, American Indians, Comparative analysis, Dental caries, Dental sealants, Health status, Healthy People 2020, National surveys, Oral health, Population surveillance, Prevalence, Statistical data

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. 2014. Colorado Head Start oral health screening 2013–2014. [Denver, CO]: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 7 pp.

Annotation: This document provides information from a statewide oral health screening of children in Head Start in Colorado to assess the prevalence of dental caries experience, untreated tooth decay, treatment urgency, and children who have dental homes. Contents include a description of the participants and results, information about Healthy People 2020 targets, and conclusions. Demographic characteristics and statistical data are included.

Contact: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 4300 Cherry Creek Drive, South, Denver, CO 80246, Telephone: (303) 692-2000 Secondary Telephone: (800) 886-7689 E-mail: cdphe.information@state.co.us Web Site: https://www.colorado.gov/cdphe Available from the website.

Keywords: Colorado, Dental caries, Head Start, Health status, Healthy People 2020, Oral health, Screening, State surveys, Young children

Mispireta ML, Fore ME, Piland NF, Kelchner C. 2014. The burden of oral disease in Idaho 2014. Poscatello, ID: Idaho State University, 52 pp. plus appendix.

Annotation: This report presents data on the oral health status of residents in Idaho. It compares Idaho oral health indicators with Healthy People 2020 objective targets and describes trends for these indicators over the past years. The report also identifies oral health conditions in selected populations, provides an update on the use of professional oral health care services, describes programs and organizations with a focus on oral health in Idaho, and suggests potential partnerships to improve oral health care outcomes throughout the state.

Contact: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Oral Health Program, P.O. Box 83720, 450 West State Street, Boise, ID 83720-0036, Telephone: (800) 926-2588 Web Site: http://www.healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/portal/alias__Rainbow/lang__en-US/tabID__3494/DesktopDefault.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Comparative analysis, Dental care, Health care utilization, Health status, Healthy People 2020, Idaho, Oral health, Population surveillance, Preventive health services, Public private partnerships, Resources for professionals, Risk factors, State programs, State surveys, Trends

Nevada State Health Division, Oral Health Program. 2013. 2011–2012 Head Start oral health survey Nevada. Carson City, NV: Nevada State Health Division, Oral Health Program, 19 pp.

Annotation: This report presents findings from an oral health survey of students in Head Start in Nevada. Topics include population estimates on four indicators: untreated tooth decay, treated decay, dental caries experience, and early childhood caries. Estimates are also presented relative to Healthy People 2020 targets. Additional topics include demographics, affordability and accessibility of oral health care, and the relationship between body mass index and overall oral health. A summary of key findings is also available.

Contact: Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health, Oral Health Program, 4150 Technology Way, Carson City, NV 89706, Telephone: (775) 684-4200 Fax: (775) 684-4211 Web Site: http://dpbh.nv.gov/Programs/OH/OH-Home Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Child health, Data, Dental care, Dental caries, Early childhood caries, Head Start, Healthy People 2020, Nevada, Oral health, State surveys, Young children

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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.