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MICH-11.4 Data Details

MICH-11.4 Increase abstinence from illicit drugs among pregnant women

About the Data

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.

National Data Source
National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH); Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
percent 
Baseline (Year)
94.8 (2007-2008)
Target
100
Target-Setting Method
Total coverage
Numerator
Number of pregnant females aged 15 to 44 years reporting not using any illicit drugs in the past month (30 days)
Denominator
Number of pregnant females aged 15-44 years
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data

From the 2007-08 National Survey on Drug Use and Health:

[NUMERATOR:]

[The following question is asked separately for each illicit drug: marijuana or hashish, cocaine, "crack," heroin, hallucinogens, and inhalants:]

How long has it been since you last used [marijuana or hashish, cocaine, "crack," heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants]?

Marijuana or Hashish

______

Cocaine

______

Heroin

______

Hallucinogens

______

Inhalants

______

[The following questions are asked separately for nonmedical use of analgesics (prescription pain killers), tranquilizers, stimulants, and sedatives:]

How long has it been since you last used (a pain killer, tranquilizers, stimulants, sedatives) that was not prescribed for you, or that you took only for the experience or feeling it caused?

Pain killer

______

Tranquilizers

______

Stimulants

______

Sedatives

______

Are you currently pregnant?

  1. Yes
  2. No

[If yes:]

How many months pregnant are you?

Number of months pregnant _____

Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Retained from HP2010 objective
Methodology Notes

Illicit drugs are defined as marijuana or hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, and nonmedical use of psychotherapeutics. To ensure adequate precision of estimates for pregnant women, estimates are based on combined data from two years.