Healthy People 2020: Definition & Objectives


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Which of the following is NOT one of the broader goals of Healthy People 2020?

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1. Approximately _____ objectives have been identified for Healthy People 2020.

2. How often is the Healthy People initiative updated?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Overall health has become a major topic throughout the country, and this quiz has been designed to test your knowledge concerning Healthy People 2020. Questions on the quiz focus on the goals, objectives, and other aspects of this initiative.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to determine your knowledge about:

  • Broad goals of Healthy People 2020
  • Number of objectives identified in the initiative
  • Intervals at which the initiative will be reevaluated and updated
  • Criteria utilized for developing Healthy People 2020 objectives
  • Information connected to each objective

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you work on the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the broader goals of the initiative in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the objectives of Healthy People 2020 and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge relate how often the initiative will be evaluated and updated

Additional Learning

Explore more information about this topic in the connected lesson, Healthy People 2020: Definitions & Objectives. The lesson can help you find answers to the quiz questions, and you can also read about the following:

  • History of the Healthy People 2020 initiative and program
  • The purpose for adding the 26 leading health indicators (LHIs)
  • Environmental health and other broad topics connected to the initiative