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
|Winnable Battles Targets||Progress|
|Tobacco||Decrease the percent of adults who smoke cigarettes by 17.5%|
|Decrease the percent of youth who smoke cigarettes by 12%|
|Increase the proportion of the U.S. population covered by smoke-free laws by 59%|
Activity, and Obesity
|Reduce the proportion of children and adolescents age 2 – 19 who are obese by 8%|
|Increase the proportion of infants who are breastfed at 6 months by 35%|
|Food Safety||Reduce foodborne illness caused by Salmonella by 14.5%|
|Reduce foodborne illness caused by Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) O157:H7 by 29%|
|Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs)||Reduce central line-associated blood stream infections (CLABSI) in hospitals by 60%|
|Reduce healthcare-associated invasive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) by 60%|
|Reduce surgical site infections (SSI) in hospitals by 30%|
|Reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) in hospitals by 30%1|
|Motor Vehicle Injuries||Reduce fatalities due to motor vehicle crashes by 31%|
|Teen Pregnancy||Decrease teen birth rates by 20%|
|HIV in the U.S.||Reduce the number of HIV diagnoses by 25%|
|Increase the percent of people living with HIV who know their status by 11%|
1CAUTI data reflect progress in acute-care hospitals only. Although 2009 – 2014 data show no change in overall CAUTI SIRs, specific hospital units showed major changes in CAUTI SIRs: 24% decrease in hospital wards and 16% increase in hospital intensive care units (ICUs).