In an assessment of how well Alaska has done over the past year to improve the statewide health of all Alaskans, Healthy Alaskans has released data showing that Alaska has met the target for or improved on 12 of its 25 health goals.
Highlights from the HA2020 All Alaskan Scorecard show Alaska has:
- Reduced the cancer mortality rate.
- Increased the percentage of adolescents (high school students in grades 9-12) who have not used tobacco products in the last 30 days.
- Reduced the rate of unique substantiated child maltreatment (age 0-17 years).
- Healthy Alaskan All Alaskan Scorecard: https://www.healthyalaskans.org/data/scorecard/