The second term of National Health Promotion Movement in the twenty first century

Health Japan 21 (the second term) Analysis and Assessment Project

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Table 1

Targets for achieving extension of healthy life expectancy and reduction of health disparities

Indicators Supplementary Information (indicators, etc.) Subjectbr
Group
Target Data Source See
Graph
Notes Status at Time Calculated
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
① Extension of healthy life expectancy (average period of time spent without limitation in daily activities)     Male To extend healthy life expectancy more than the increase of life expectancy
(2022)
Health and Labour Sciences Research Grant
"Research on projected healthy life expectancy and the cost-effectiveness of responses to lifestyle diseases"
*Calculated based on the Comprehensive Survey of Living Conditions
See Graph See Web page           70.42
years
    71.19
years
    72.14
years
     
    Female See Graph           73.62
years
    74.21
years
    74.79
years
     
② Reduction of health disparities (gap among prefectures in average period of time spent without limitation in daily activities)     Male Reduction in gap among prefectures
(2022)
Health and Labour Sciences Research Grant
"Research on projected healthy life expectancy and the cost-effectiveness of responses to lifestyle diseases"
*Calculated based on the Comprehensive Survey of Living Conditions
See Graph See Web page           2.79
years
    2.67
years
    2.00
years
     
    Female See Graph           2.95
years
    3.29
years
    2.70
years
     
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Table 2

Targets for the prevention of onset and progression of life-style related diseases

(1) Cancer

Indicators Supplementary Information (indicators, etc.) Subjectbr
Group
Target Data Source See
Graph
Notes Status at Time Calculated
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
① Reduction in age-adjusted mortality rate of cancer under age 75 (per 100,000)   Under 75   73.9
(2015)
Center for Cancer Control and Information Services, National Cancer Center
*Calculated based on the MHLW's "Vital Statistics Survey"
See Graph See Web page           84.3 83.1 81.3 80.1 79.0 78.0 76.1 73.6 71.6 70.0    
② Increase in participation rate of cancer screenings   Gastric cancer Male 50%
(40% for gastric, lung, and colorectal cancer) (2016)
MHLW’s “Comprehensive Survey of Living Conditions”
*These rates represent individuals who are between 40 and 69 years old (for cervical cancer age of individuals is between 20 and 69 years).
See Graph See Web page           36.6%     45.8%     46.4%     48.0%    
Female See Graph           28.3%     33.8%     35.6%     37.1%    
Lung cancer Male See Graph           26.4%     47.5%     51.0%     53.4%    
Female See Graph           23.0%     37.4%     41.7%     45.6%    
Colorectal cancer Male See Graph           28.1%     41.4%     44.5%     47.8%    
Female See Graph           23.9%     34.5%     38.5%     40.9%    
Cervical cancer Female See Graph           37.7%     42.1%     42.4%     43.7%    
Breast cancer Female See Graph           39.1%     43.4%     44.9%     47.4%    
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(2) Cardiovascular disease

Indicators Supplementary Information (indicators, etc.) Subjectbr
Group
Target Data Source See
Graph
Notes Status at Time Calculated
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
① Reduction in age-adjusted mortality rate of cerebrovascular disease (CVD) and ischemic heart disease (IHD) (per 100,000)   CVD Male 41.6
(2022)
MHLW's "Vital Statistics Survey" See Graph See Web page           49.5 47.3 44.8 42.0 39.8 37.8 36.2 35.5 34.2 33.2    
Female 24.7
(2022)
See Graph           26.9 26.3 24.6 23.3 21.9 21.0 20.0 19.4 18.8 18.0    
  IHD Male 31.8
(2022)
See Graph           36.9 36.8 35.6 33.7 32.8 31.3 30.2 29.5 29.0 27.8    
Female 13.7
(2022)
See Graph           15.3 14.8 14.2 13.3 12.7 11.7 11.3 10.7 10.5 9.8    
② Improvement of hypertension (reduction in average systolic blood pressure)   Ages 40-89 Male 134
mmHg
(2022)
MHLW's "National Health and Nutrition Survey"
(age range of 40-89; includes individuals on medication)
See Graph See Web page           138
mmHg
138
mmHg
137
mmHg
138
mmHg
137
mmHg
136
mmHg
136
mmHg
138
mmHg
137
mmHg
134
mmHg
   
Female 129
mmHg
(2022)
See Graph           133
mmHg
133
mmHg
131
mmHg
133
mmHg
132
mmHg
130
mmHg
130
mmHg
132
mmHg
131
mmHg
129
mmHg
   
③ Reduction in percentage of adults with dyslipidemia Those with total cholesterol over 240 mg/dL Ages 40-79 Male 10%
(2022)
MHLW's "National Health and Nutrition Survey"
(age range of 40-79; includes individuals on medication)
See Graph See Web page           13.8% 10.7% 10.8% 11.3% 12.0% 10.4% 10.8% 13.9% 14.2% 14.2%    
Female 17%
(2022)
See Graph           22.0% 20.3% 17.5% 19.9% 20.2% 20.9% 20.1% 23.7% 24.8% 25.0%    
Those with LDL cholesterol over 160 mg/dL Ages 40-79 Male 6.2%
(2022)
See Graph           8.3% 8.0% 7.5% 8.4% 7.6% 8.3% 7.5% 9.9% 8.9% 9.8%    
Female 8.8%
(2022)
See Graph           11.7% 13.6% 11.0% 11.7% 12.8% 12.7% 11.3% 11.6% 12.4% 13.1%    
④ Reduction in number of definite and at-risk people with metabolic syndrome   Ages 40-79   Reduce the 2008 figure by 25% (2015) Implementation status of special health checkups and special health guidance See Graph See Web page       About
14,000,000
About
13,940,000
About
13,780,000
About
14,030,000
About
13,940,000
About
13,920,000
About
14,080,000
About
14,120,000
About
14,250,000
About
14,580,000
About
14,850,000
About
15,160,000
   
⑤ Increase in participation rates of specified health checkups and specified health guidance Specified health checkups Ages 40-79   At least 70% (2017) Implementation status of special health checkups and special health guidance See Graph See Web page         41.3% 43.2% 44.7% 46.2% 47.6% 48.6% 50.1% 51.4% 53.1% 54.7% 55.6%    
Specified health guidance Ages 40-79   At least 45% (2017) See Graph         12.3% 13.1% 15.0% 16.4% 17.7% 17.8% 17.5% 18.8% 19.5% 23.2% 23.2%    
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(3) Diabetes

Indicators Supplementary Information (indicators, etc.) Subjectbr
Group
Target Data Source See
Graph
Notes Status at Time Calculated
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
① Reduction in complications (number of patients newly introduced to dialysis due to diabetic nephropath       15,000
(2022)
Japanese Society for Dialysis Therapy's "An overview of regular dialysis treatment in Japan" See Graph See Web page           16,247 16,803 16,171 16,035 15,809 16,072 16,103 16,492 16,122 16,019    
② Increase in percentage of patients who continue treatment   Over the age of 20   75%
(2022)
MHLW's "National Health and Nutrition Survey" See Graph See Web page           63.7% 62.5% 62.0%   60.8% 64.9% 64.3% 61.7% 65.0% 65.7%    
③ Decrease in percentage of individuals with elevated blood glucose levels (HbA1c (NGSP)≧8.4%)   Ages 40-79   1.0%
(2022)
aaImplementation status of special health checkups and special health guidance
(information obtained in order to create the Plan for Moderation in Health Care Cost (Term 2))aa
See Graph See Web page         1.2% 1.2%     1.0% 0.96% 0.93% 0.93% 0.94%        
④ Prevent increase in number of diabetic persons   Over the age of 20   10,000,000
(2022)
MHLW's "National Health and Nutrition Survey" See Graph See Web page     8,900,000         9,500,000       10,000,000          
⑤ Reduction in number of definite and at-risk people with metabolic syndrome   Ages 40-79   Reduce the 2008 figure by 25% (2015) Implementation status of specified health checkups and specified health guidanc See Graph See Web page       About
14,000,000
About
13,940,000
About
13,780,000
About
14,030,000
About
13,940,000
About
13,920,000
About
14,080,000
About
14,120,000
About
14,250,000
About
14,580,000
About
14,850,000
About
15,160,000
   
⑥ Increase in participation rates of specified health checkups and health guidance   Ages 40-79   At least 70% (2017) Implementation status of specified health checkups and special health guidance See Graph See Web page         41.3% 43.2% 44.7% 46.2% 47.6% 48.6% 50.1% 51.4% 53.1% 54.7% 55.6%    
At least 45% (2017) See Graph         12.3% 13.1% 15.0% 16.4% 17.7% 17.8% 17.5% 18.8% 19.5% 23.2% 23.2%    
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(4) COPD

Indicators Supplementary Information (indicators, etc.) Subjectbr
Group
Target Data Source See
Graph
Notes Status at Time Calculated
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
① Increase recognition of COPD   Over the age of 20   80%
(2022)
GOLD Japan Committee survey See Graph See Web page             25.0% 28.1% 30.5% 30.1% 27.3% 25.0% 25.5% 28.1% 27.8% 28.0%    
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Table 3

Targets for maintenance and improvement of functions necessary for engaging in social life

(1) Mental health

Indicators Supplementary Information (indicators, etc.) Subjectbr
Group
Target Data Source See
Graph
Notes Status at Time Calculated
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
① Reduction in suicide rate (per 100,000)   All ages   Will be set based on modified suicide prevention plan MHLW's "Vital Statistics Survey" See Graph See Web page           23.4 22.9 21.0 20.7 19.5 18.5 16.8 16.4 16.1 15.7    
② Decrease in percentage of individuals who suffer from mood disorders or anxiety disorders   Over the age of 20   9.4%
(2022)
MHLW’s “Comprehensive Survey of Living Conditions”
*Ages 20 and older; questions on six items about mental status
At least 10 points for the (K6) total (0-24 points)
See Graph See Web page           10.4%     10.5%     10.5%     10.3%    
③ Increase in percentage of occupational settings where interventions for mental health       100%
(2020)
MHLW's "Survey on State of Employees' Health," etc. See Graph See Web page     33.6%       43.6% 47.2% 60.7%   59.7% 56.6% 58.4% 59.2%   61.4%  
④ Increase in number of pediatricians and child psychiatrists per 100,000 children   Pediatricians   To increase (2014) Pediatricians: MHLW's "Survey of Physicians, Dentists and Pharmacists" See Graph See Web page           94.4   99.6   104.2   108.5   113.8      
  Child psychiatrists   Child psychiatrists: Japanese Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry study See Graph           10.6       11.9 12.1 12.5 12.9     17.3    
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(2) Children's health

Indicators Supplementary Information (indicators, etc.) Subjectbr
Group
Target Data Source See
Graph
Notes Status at Time Calculated
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
① Increase in percentage of children who maintain healthy lifestyle (nutrition, dietary habits, physical activity)
(a) Increase in percentage of children who eat three meals a day   Fifth-graders   To reach 100% (2022) Japan Sport Council's
"Study on the eating habits of schoolchildren"
See Graph             89.4%       89.5%              
(b) Increase in percentage of children who exercise regularly (reference value) At least three days per week Fifth-graders Male To increase (2022) Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology's "National Survey on Physical Strength, Athletic Ability, and Exercise Habits" See Graph See Web page           61.5%   60.9% 59.2%                
    Female See Graph           35.9%   35.6% 33.6%                
Percentage of children who exercise for less than 60 minutes total per week Fifth-graders Male To reduce (2022) Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology's "National Survey on Physical Strength, Athletic Ability, and Exercise Habits" See Graph See Web page           10.5%   10.9% 9.1% 6.3% 6.6% 6.5% 6.4% 7.2% 7.6%    
  Female See Graph           24.2%   23.9% 21.0% 13.3% 13.0% 11.6% 11.6% 13.3% 13.0%    
② Increase in percentage of children with ideal body weight
(a) Reduction in percentage of low birth weight infants       To reduce
(2014)
MHLW's "Vital Statistics Survey" See Graph See Web page           9.6% 9.6% 9.6% 9.6% 9.5% 9.5% 9.4% 9.4% 9.4% 9.4% 9.2%  
(b) Reduction in percentage of children who tend to be obese Percentage of fifth-graders showing signs of medium to severe obesity Fifth-graders Male To reduce
(2014)
MEXT's "School Health Examination Survey See Graph See Web page             4.60% 4.82% 5.14% 4.67% 4.78% 4.55% 4.35% 4.66% 5.12% 7.02%  
  Female See Graph             3.39% 3.45% 3.48% 3.79% 3.19% 3.75% 3.24% 3.47% 3.63% 4.11%  
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(3) Health of elderly people

Indicators Supplementary Information (indicators, etc.) Subjectbr
Group
Target Data Source See
Graph
Notes Status at Time Calculated
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
① Restraint of the increase in Long-Term Care Insurance service users       6,570,000 (2025) MHLW's "Status report on the long-term care insurance industry" See Graph See Web page               4,520,000 4,820,000 5,030,000 5,210,000 5,600,000 5,530,000 5,540,000 5,670,000    
② Increase in identification rate of high-risk elderly with low cognitive function       10%(2022) MHLW’s “Report on the preventive care industry”
(basic checklist; one corresponding item from the three related to cognitive impairment)
Due to the revision of the long-term care insurance system in fiscal year 2015 (2015), the policy was basically not to implement long-term care prevention projects using the basic checklist, and the percentage of elderly persons at high risk of cognitive decline became impossible to ascertain. Therefore, the indicator was changed at the time of the interim evaluation.
See Graph See Web page         0.9% 1.3% 4.4% 3.9% 3.9% 3.7%              
③ Increase in percentage of individuals who know about locomotive syndrome       80%(2022) Internet survey conducted by the Japanese Orthopaedic Association
*Percentage of people who responded "I knew the word and its meaning well," "I knew the word and its general meaning," "I knew the word but I didn't know its meaning well," or "I have heard the word before but I didn't know its meaning" on an Internet survey
See Graph See Web page               (reference
value)
17.3%
(reference
value)
26.6%
(reference
value)
36.1%
44.4% 47.3% 46.8% 48.1% 44.8% 43.8% 44.6%
④ Restraint of the increase in undernourished elderly (BMI under 20)   Over the age of 65   22%(2022) MHLW's "National Health and Nutrition Survey" See Graph See Web page           17.4% 18.2% 16.5% 16.8% 17.8% 16.7% 17.9% 16.4% 15.8% 16.8%    
⑤ Decrease number of elderly with back or foot pain (per 1,000)     Male 200(2022) MHLW's "Comprehensive Survey of Living Conditions" See Graph See Web page           218     224     210     206    
    Female 260(2022) See Graph           291     280     267     255    
⑥ Promotion of social participation (employed or engaged in community activities) (Ref) Percentage of those who are involved in any form of community activities Over the age of 60 Male 80%(2022) (reference value) Cabinet Office's "Opinion poll on the participation of seniors in local communities" See Graph See Web page       64.0%         60.2%                
Female See Graph       55.1%         62.2%                
Status of senior participation in society Over the age of 60 Male 80%(2022) MHLW's "National Health and Nutrition Survey" See Graph See Web page               63.6%       62.4%          
Female See Graph               55.2%       55.0%          
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Table 4

Targets for putting in place a social environment to support and protect health

Indicators Supplementary Information (indicators, etc.) Subjectbr
Group
Target Data Source See
Graph
Notes Status at Time Calculated
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
① Strengthening of community ties (Ref) Percentage of those who consider that "There is a strong bond between the community and myself." Over the age of 20   65%
(2022)
Cabinet Office's "Opinion poll on family/community bonds and measures to counteract the declining birthrate"   See Web page     (reference
value)
45.7%
                           
Percentage who feel a strong tie between themselves and their communities Over the age of 20   65%
(2022)
MHLW's "National Health and Nutrition Survey" See Graph             50.4%       55.9%       50.1%    
② Increase in percentage of individuals who are involved in health promotion activities (Ref) Percentage of those volunteering health or medical service Over the age of 20   25%
(2022)
Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications' "Basic Survey on Social Life"   See Web page   (reference
value)
3.0%
                             
Status of participation in volunteer activities related to health promotion Over the age of 20   35%
(2022)
MHLW's "National Health and Nutrition Survey" See Graph               27.7%       27.8%          
③ Increase in number of corporations that deal with health promotion and educational activiti       7,000
(2022)
Number of companies taking part in the planning of the Smart Life Project See Graph                 420 1,981 2,501 3,010 2,890 4,175 4,862 5,476    
④ Increase in number of civilian organizations that offer accessible opportunities for health promotion support or counseling (Ref) Number of Reported organizations     15,000
(2022)
Reports from all non-governmental organizations See Graph                 (reference
value)
7,134
  (reference
value)
7,256
(reference
value)
13,404
           
⑤ Increase in number of local governments that make efforts to solve health disparity issues (number of prefectures that identify problems and have intervention programs for those in need)       47
(2022)
As ascertained by the MHLW's Division of Cancer Control and Health Promotion See Graph                 11   31 30 40 39 39 41    
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Table 5

Targets for improvement of everyday habits and social environment relating to nutrition and dietary habits, physical activity and exercise, rest, alcohol, smoking, and dental and oral health

(1) Nutrition and dietary habits

Indicators Supplementary Information (indicators, etc.) Subjectbr
Group
Target Data Source See
Graph
Notes Status at Time Calculated
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
① Increase in percentage of individuals maintaining ideal body weight (Reduction in percentage of obese individuals [BMI 25 and more] and underweight individuals [BMI less than 18.5]) Percentage of obese individuals 20s-60s Male 28%
(2022)
MHLW's "National Health and Nutrition Survey" See Graph See Web page           31.2% 31.7% 29.6% 29.0% 30.2% 31.6% 32.4% 32.8% 33.6% 35.1%    
40s-60s Female 19%
(2022)
See Graph           22.2% 23.0% 20.5% 19.6% 22.2% 20.5% 21.6% 22.2% 22.0% 22.5%    
Percentage of underweight individuals 20s Female 20%
(2022)
See Graph           29.0% 21.9% 21.8% 21.5% 17.4% 22.3% 20.7% 21.7% 19.8% 20.7%    
② Increase in percentage of individuals who consume appropriate quality and quantity of food
(a) Increase in percentage of individuals who eat balanced diet with staple food, main dish and side dish more than twice a day   Over the age of 20   80%
(2022)
Cabinet Office's "Survey on Dietary Education Status and Awareness" See Graph See Web page             68.1% 63.3%   67.8% 57.7% 59.7% 58.1% 58.6% 56.1% 36.4%  
(b) Decrease in mean salt intake   Over the age of 20   8g
(2022)
MHLW's "National Health and Nutrition Survey" See Graph See Web page           10.6g 10.4g 10.4g 10.2g 10.0g 10.0g 9.9g 9.9g 10.1g 10.1g    
(c) Increase in consumption of vegetables and fruits Mean daily intake of vegetables Over the age of 20   350g
(2022)
MHLW's "National Health and Nutrition Survey" See Graph See Web page           282g 277g 287g 283g 292g 294g 277g 288g 281g 281g    
Individuals who consume fruit less than 100 g per day Over the age of 20   30%
(2022)
See Graph           61.4% 61.4% 58.9% 56.4% 58.8% 57.2% 60.5% 58.6% 60.5% 61.6%    
Increase in dining with family regularly (decrease in percentage of children who eat alone)   Breakfast
Fifth-graders
To reduce
(2022)
Japan Sport Council's "Study on the eating habits of schoolchildren" See Graph See Web page           15.3%       11.3%              
Breakfast
Eighth-graders
See Graph           33.7%       31.9%              
  Dinner
Fifth-graders
See Graph           2.2%       1.9%              
Dinner
Eighth-graders
See Graph           6.0%       7.1%              
④ Increase in number of corporations in food industry that supply food product low in salt and fat (a) Registered corporations     100
(2022)
(a) Food companies: Number of companies that are registered in the Smart Life Project and that have initiatives to reduce the amount of sodium and fat in their foods
(b) Restaurants: Reports from municipal governments (the number of restaurants working to provide healthy menus containing items with lots of vegetables and dietary fiber and that are low in calories and sodium content)
See Graph                 14 65 67 91 95 103        
(b) Registered restaurants     30,000
(2022)
See Graph                 17,284   21,163 23,322 25,338 26,225 25,122 24,441    
⑤ Increase in percentage of specific food service facilities that plan, cook, and evaluate and improve nutritional content of menu based on the needs of clients (Ref) Facilities with registered/non-registered dietitians Specific food service facilities 80%
(2022)
MHLW's "Report on Public Health Administration and Services" See Graph See Web page           (reference
value)
70.5%
(reference
value)
70.7%
(reference
value)
71.0%
(reference
value)
71.4%
(reference
value)
72.2%
(reference
value)
72.7%
(reference
value)
72.9%
(reference
value)
73.5%
(reference
value)
74.2%
(reference
value)
74.7%
   
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(2) Physical activity and exercise

Indicators Supplementary Information (indicators, etc.) Subjectbr
Group
Target Data Source See
Graph
Notes Status at Time Calculated
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
① Increase in daily number of steps   Ages 20-64 Male 9,000 steps
(2022)
MHLW's "National Health and Nutrition Survey" See Graph See Web page           7841
steps
7935
steps
7788
steps
7865
steps
7860
steps
7970
steps
7769
steps
7636
steps
7644
steps
7864
steps
   
Female 8,500 steps
(2022)
See Graph           6883
steps
7233
steps
6893
steps
7006
steps
6794
steps
6991
steps
6770
steps
6657
steps
6705
steps
6685
steps
   
  Over the age of 65 Male 7,000 steps
(2022)
See Graph           5628
steps
5763
steps
5829
steps
5822
steps
5779
steps
5919
steps
5744
steps
5597
steps
5417
steps
5396
steps
   
Female 6,000 steps
(2022)
See Graph           4584
steps
4873
steps
4979
steps
5026
steps
4736
steps
4924
steps
4856
steps
4726
steps
4759
steps
4656
steps
   
② Increase in percentage of individuals who regularly exercise   Ages 20-64 Male 36%
(2022)
MHLW's "National Health and Nutrition Survey" See Graph See Web page           26.3% 25.9% 26.5% 22.3% 20.9% 24.6% 23.9% 26.3% 21.6% 23.5%    
Female 33%
(2022)
See Graph           22.9% 24.8% 21.5% 19.4% 17.5% 19.8% 19.0% 20.0% 16.6% 16.9%    
  Over the age of 65 Male 58%
(2022)
See Graph           47.6% 47.4% 49.6% 47.6% 42.4% 52.5% 46.5% 46.2% 42.9% 41.9%    
Female 48%
(2022)
See Graph           37.6% 36.2% 39.4% 37.8% 35.7% 38.0% 38.0% 39.0% 36.5% 33.9%    
③ Increase in number of local governments that offer community development and environment to promote physical activity       47
(2022)
As ascertained by the MHLW's Division of Cancer Control and Health Promotion See Graph                 17 29 28 28 29 39 33 34    
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(3) Rest

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Group
Target Data Source See
Graph
Notes Status at Time Calculated
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
① Reduction in percentage of individuals who do not take rest through sufficient sleep   Over the age of 20   15%
(2022)
MHLW’s “National Health and Nutrition Survey”
2013: “Comprehensive Survey of Living Conditions”
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        18.4%     15.6% 23.0% 20.0%   19.7% 20.2% 21.7%      
② Reduction in percentage of employees who work 60 hours or more per week   Over the age of 15   5.0%
(2020)
Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications' "Labour Force Survey" See Graph See Web page             9.3% 9.1% 8.8% 8.5% 8.2% 7.7% 7.7% 6.9% 6.5%    
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(4) Alcohol drinking

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Group
Target Data Source See
Graph
Notes Status at Time Calculated
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
① Reduction in percentage of individuals who consume alcohol over recommended limits (male > 40 g, female > 20 g per day)   Over the age of 20 Male 13%
(2022)
MHLW's "National Health and Nutrition Survey"
2013: "Comprehensive Survey of Living Conditions"
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          15.3% 16.3% 14.7% 15.0% 15.8% 13.9% 14.6% 14.7% 15.0% 14.9%    
Female 6.4%
(2022)
See Graph           7.5% 8.2% 7.6% 9.0% 8.8% 8.1% 9.1% 8.6% 8.7% 9.1%    
② Eradication of underage drinking   Third grade of junior high school Male 0%
(2022)
Research group surveys from Health and Labour Sciences Research Grants
(Percentage of individuals who consumed alcohol at least once in the 30 days prior to the survey)
See Graph See Web page           10.5%   9.6%   7.2%     3.8%        
Female See Graph           11.7%   9.0%   5.2%     2.7%        
  Third grade of high school Male See Graph           21.7%   16.1%   13.7%     10.7%        
Female See Graph           19.9%   16.6%   10.9%     8.1%        
③ Eradication of alcohol consumption among pregnant women       0%
(2014)
(a) MHLW's "National Growth Survey on Preschool Children"
(b) "Healthy parents and children 21" - Research on the final evaluation and analysis of the issues for the promotion of othe next national health movement
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          8.7%     4.3%                
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(5) Tobacco smoking

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Group
Target Data Source See
Graph
Notes Status at Time Calculated
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
① Reduction in percentage of adult smoking rate (quit smoking among smokers who want to quit smoking)   Over the age of 20   12%
(2022)
MHLW's "National Health and Nutrition Survey" See Graph See Web page           19.5% 20.1% 20.7% 19.3% 19.6% 18.2% 18.3% 17.7% 17.8% 16.7%    
② Eradication of underage smoking   First grade of junior high school Male 0%
(2022)
Research group surveys from Health and Labour Sciences Research Grants See Graph             1.6%   1.2%   1.0%     0.5%        
Female See Graph           0.9%   0.8%   0.3%     0.5%        
  Third grade of high school Male See Graph           8.6%   5.6%   4.6%     3.1%        
Female See Graph           3.8%   2.5%   1.5%     1.3%        
③ Eradication of smoking during pregnancy       0%
(2014)
(a) MHLW's "National Growth Survey on Preschool Children"
(b) "Healthy parents and children 21" - Research on the final evaluation and analysis of the issues for the promotion of othe next national health movement
See Graph See Web page

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          5%     3.8%                
④ Reduction in percentage of individuals who are exposed to passive smoking at home, workplace, restaurants, governmental institutions, and medical institutions (a) Governmental institutions Over the age of 20   0%
(2022)
(a), (b), (d), and (e): MHLW's "National Health and Nutrition Survey"
(c): MHLW's "Survey on Measures to Prevent Second-Hand Smoke in the Workplace"
From 2012: MHLW's "Survey on State of Employees' Health" (For workplaces, the percentage of them that are completely non-smoking or have separate areas for smoking)
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      16.9%     7.0%   9.7%   6.0% 8.0% 8.1% 7.0% 4.1%    
(b) Medical institutions   0%
(2022)
See Graph       13.3%     5.9%   6.5%   3.5% 6.2% 7.4% 5.4% 2.9%    
(c) Workplace   Workplace--no secondhand smoke (2020) See Graph             64.0% 61.4% 65.5%   69.4% 65.4% 66.7% 71.8%      
(d) Home   3%
(2022)
See Graph           10.7% 9.3%   9.3%   8.3% 7.7% 7.4% 6.4% 6.9%    
(e) Restaurants   15%
(2022)
See Graph           50.1% 45.1%   46.8%   41.1% 42.2% 42.4% 36.9% 29.6%    
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(6) Dental and Oral health

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Group
Target Data Source See
Graph
Notes Status at Time Calculated
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
① Maintenance and improvement of oral function (increase in percentage of individuals in their 60s with good mastication)   60s   80%
(2022)
MHLW's "National Health and Nutrition Survey" See Graph See Web page         73.4%   86.7%   75.0%   72.6%   76.2%   71.5%    
② Prevention of tooth loss
(a) Increase in percentage of 80-year-old individuals with over 20 teeth remaining   80 (Ages 75-84)   50%
(2022)
MHLW's "Survey of Dental Diseases" See Graph See Web page 25.0%           40.2%         51.2%          
(b) Increase in percentage of 60-year-old individuals with over 24 teeth remaining   60 (Ages 55-64)   70%
(2022)
See Graph See Web page 60.2%           65.8%         74.4%          
(c) Increase in percentage of 40-year-old individuals with all teeth remaining   40 (Ages 35-44)   75%
(2022)
See Graph See Web page 54.1%           72.1%         73.4%          
③ Decrease in percentage of individuals with periodontal disease
(a) Decrease in percentage of individuals in 20s with gingivitis   20s   25%
(2022)
MHLW's "National Health and Nutrition Survey" See Graph See Web page         31.7%         27.1%       21.1%      
(b) Decrease in percentage of individuals in 40s with progressive periodontitis   40s   25%
(2022)
MHLW's "Survey of Dental Diseases" See Graph See Web page 37.3%           28.0%         44.7%          
(c) Decrease in percentage of individuals in 60s with progressive periodontitis   60s   45%
(2022)
See Graph See Web page 54.7%           51.6%         62.0%          
④ Increase in number of children without dental caries
(a) Increase in number of prefectures where over 80% of 3-year-old children have no dental caries       23
(2022)
MHLW studies on implementation status (dental examinations of three-year-olds) See Graph See Web page         6 9 12 18 23 23 26 32 40 44 45    
(b) Increase in number of prefectures where 12-year-old children have less than 1 dmft (the mean decayed, missing, and filled teeth)       28
(2022)
MEXT's "School Health Examination Survey" See Graph See Web page             7 11 14 15 25 28 27 31 37 41  
⑤ Increase in percentage of individuals who participated in dental check-up during the past year   Over the age of 20   65%
(2022)
MHLW's "National Health and Nutrition Survey" See Graph See Web page         34.1%     47.8%       52.9%          
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Health Japan 21
(the second term)