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 3.0 - Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention

MeasureTargetActualStatusAgencyNotes
3.1 - Coronary Heart Disease Death Rates 95100DOHThe coronary heart disease death rate fell from 104 in 2009 to 100 per 100,000 in 2010. Washington appears to have a lower coronary heart disease death rate than the US rate. Reset target to 95 deaths per 100,000 by 2013. Data current as of 09/2011.
3.2 - Stroke: Rate of Deaths per 100,000 35 37 DOHStroke death rate decreased from 38 per 100,000 in 2009 to 37 per 100,000 in 2010. Previous 2013 target of 44 deaths per 100,000 was met ahead of schedule as a result; we reset the target to 35 deaths per 100,000 by 2013. Data current as of 09/2011.
3.3 - Hospitalization Rate Due to Falls for the 65+ Population1,686.1 per 100,000 1,674.1 per 100,000DOHThe rate of hospitalizations for falls decreased from 1,705.9 in 2009 to 1,674.0 in 2010 per 100,000. Among those who fell in Washington, 29% reported that they saw a doctor or limited their activities for a day or more. Data through 2010.
3.4 - Cancer: Rate of Death from CancerBreast-20.6 per 100,000Breast-20.8 per 100,000DOHBreast cancer deaths decreased to 20.8 per 100,000 in 2009, from 21.0 in 2008. Declines in cancer death rates indicate progress in cancer control, reflecting a combination of prevention, early detection and treatment. Updated January 2011.

 5.0 - Environmental Health

MeasureTargetActualStatusAgencyNotes
5.1 - Percent of Drinking Water Surveys Completed with No Critical Deficiency85% 82%DOHData show the percent of water systems with no significant deficiencies increased from 77% to 82% in FY10. Most water systems with significant deficiencies are small, typically serving less than 250 people each. Data current as of October 2011.