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MICH-32.2 Data Details

MICH-32.2 Increase the proportion of screen-positive children who receive followup testing within the recommended time period

About the Data

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

National Data Source
Title V Information System (TVIS); Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau (HRSA/MCHB)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
percent 
Baseline (Year)
98.3 (2003-2006)
Target
100
Target-Setting Method
Total coverage
Numerator
Number of screen-positive children identified through newborn blood spot screening who receive follow-up testing within the recommended time period
Denominator
Number of screen-positive children identified through newborn blood spot screening
Data Collection Frequency
Annual
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Adapted from HP2010 objective
Methodology Notes

Data are submitted using Form 6 of the Title V Block Grant application submitted annually by all states and the District of Columbia well as Territories.

As such, estimates reflect data from 59 states and jurisdictions. While the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) traditionally presents data for 50 States and DC, an exception was made to remain consistent with published reports of these data.