Healthy People 2010 Objectives

Healthy People 2010 ObjectivesViolence-Related Objectives:

Objective:  15-32: Reduce homicides.

» Target: 3.2 homicides per 100,000 population.
» Baseline: 6.2 homicides per 100,000 population in 1998


Objective:  15-33a: Reduce maltreatment of children.

» Target: 11.1 per 1,000 children under age 18 years.
» Baseline: 13.9 child victims of maltreatment per 1,000 children under 18 in 1997.


Objective:  15-33b: Reduce childmaltreatment fatalities.

» Target: 1.5 per 100,000 of children under age 18 years.
» Baseline: 1.7 per 100,000 child maltreatment fatalities in 1997.


Objective:  15-34: Reduce the rate ofphysical assault by current/ former intimate partner.

» Target: 3.6 physical assaults per 1,000 persons aged 12years and older.
» Baseline: 4.5 physical assaults per 1,000 persons aged 12 years and older by current or former intimate partners in 1994.


Objective:  15-35: Reduce the annual rate of rape or attempted rape.

» Target: 0.7 rapes or attempted rapes per 1,000 persons.
» Baseline: 0.9 rapes or attempted rapes per 1,000 persons 12 years andolder in 1998.


 Objective:   15-36. Reduce sexual assault other than rape.

» Target: 0.2 sexual assaults other than rape per 1,000 persons 12 years and older.
» Baseline: 0.6 sexual assaults other than rape per 1,000 persons 12 and older in 1998.


Objective:   15-37: Reduce physical assaults.

» Target: 25.5 physical assaults per 1,000 persons aged 12 years older.
» Baseline: 31.1 physical assaults per 1,000 persons aged 12 years and older in 1998.


Objective:  15-38: Reduce physical fighting among adolescents.

» Target: 33 percent.
» Baseline: 37 percent of adolescents in grades 9 through 12 engaged in physical fighting in the previous 12 months in 1997.


Objective:  15-39: Reduce weapon carrying by adolescents on school property.

» Target: 6 percent.
» Baseline: 8.5 percent of students in grades 9 through 12 carried weapons on school property during the past 30 days in 1997.