New Mexico Cancer Plan:

Goals and Objectives

Goal 1: Increase Healthy Behaviors and Improve Health Status

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Objective 1.1: Increase Physical Activity
Measures Baseline 2024 Target
Percent of adults who achieved recommended physical activity (achieved 150 minutes or more of aerobic physical activity per week) 54.0% (BRFSS, 2017) 55.6
Percent of high school students who reported being physically active at least 5 out of 7 days for at least 60 minutes 51.2% (YRRS, 2017) 52.7
Percent of middle school students who reported being physically active 5 days per week 60.7% (YRRS, 2017) 62.5
Objective 1.2: Increase Access to Healthy Food
Measures Baseline 2024 Target
Percent of adults who reported consuming 5+ servings of fruits and vegetables per day 16.4% (BRFSS, 2017) 16.9
Percent of high school students who ate vegetables 3 or more times a day 17.8% (YRRS, 2017) 18.3
Percent of high school students who consumed three or more servings of fruits per day, excluding fruit juice 11.7% (YRRS, 2017) 12.4
Objective 1.3 Promote Healthier Weight

Measures

Baseline

2019

2024 Target

Percent of NM adults with a normal BMI categorical rating

30.5% (BRFSS, 2018)

Maintain 30.5%

Percent of high school students who are a healthy weight/have a healthy BMI

64.7% (YRRS, 2017)

Maintain 64.7%