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Title of Collaborative Activity:

Healthy People 2020 Heart Disease and Stroke

Description of Collaborative Activity:

The purpose of the collaborative activity is to support the development by the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) of measures that can be used to assess progress toward achieving Healthy People 2020 Heart Disease, Blood Pressure, and Cholesterol Objectives to improve cardiovascular health and quality of life through prevention, detection, and treatment of risk factors for heart attack and stroke; promote early identification and treatment of heart attacks and strokes; and prevent of repeat cardiovascular events. The NIH, CDC, and the National Center for Health Statistics collaborate on this activity.

Type of Collaborative Activity:

Health Survey

Year the Collaborative Activity Originated:


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