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

Indicators Current data Target
① Extension of healthy life expectancy (average period of time spent without limitation in daily activities)

Male 70.42 years
Female 73.62 years
(2010)

To extend healthy life expectancy more than the increase of life expectancy (2022)
② Reduction of health disparities (gap among prefectures in average period of time spent without limitation in daily activities)

Male 2.79 years
Female 2.95 years
(2010)

Reduction in gap among prefectures (2022)

Note: To accomplish (1) above, not only the "average period of time spent without limitation," but "average period of time individuals consider themselves as healthy" should also be taken into account.
Furthermore, to accomplish (2), each prefecture should aim to extend their healthy life expectancy with the longest healthy life expectancy among all prefectures being the target.

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