ERIC Number: ED186357
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Healthy People. The Surgeon General's Report on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.
Public Health Service (DHEW), Rockville, MD.
The purpose of this report is to enhance both individual and national perspectives on prevention of ill health and premature death through identification of priorities and specification of measureable goals. Health problems for every age group from infancy through old age are discussed with suggestions for prevention and improvement of circumstances. Statistics are presented on leading causes of death for every age group. (JD)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Childhood Needs, Death, Environmental Standards, Health Education, Health Services, Infant Mortality, Mental Health, Neonates, Older Adults, Physical Fitness, Preventive Medicine, Public Health, Safety, Young Adults
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (Stock Number 017-001-00416-2, $5.00).
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Public Health Service (DHEW), Rockville, MD.