- CDC’s newly released Winnable Battles final report shows meaningful improvements in key public health areas.
- Since 2009, rates of teen births and youth and adult smoking have declined significantly, and between 2008 and 2014, central line-associated bloodstream infections in acute care hospitals decreased by 50%.
- A color-coded dashboard shows where more work is needed, especially in obesity, foodborne illness, and motor vehicle injuries.
The Winnable Battle targets are ambitious yet achievable, evidence-based, and specific to the priorities and opportunities within each of the Winnable Battles health areas.
This dashboard gives a snapshot of each indicator by comparing recent data trends to the 2015 Winnable Battle targets.
Red Circle = Did not make significant progress or did not reach 2015 target
Yellow Rectangle = Some progress made, but slowly or target was not reached
Green Triangle = On track to reach 2015 target, but final data not available
Green Checkmark = Exceeded 2015 target