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Asthma

RD-1 Reduce asthma deaths
Baseline: 3.4 asthma deaths per million children and adults under age 35 years occurred in 2007
Target-Setting Method: This measure is being tracked for informational purposes. If warranted, a target will be set during the decade.
Data Sources:
National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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RD-1.2 Reduce asthma deaths among adults aged 35 to 64 years old
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Baseline: 11.0 asthma deaths per million adults aged 35 to 64 years occurred in 2007
Target: 4.9 deaths per million
Target-Setting Method: Projection/trend analysis
Data Sources:
National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 24-01d.
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RD-1.3 Reduce asthma deaths among adults aged 65 years and older
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Baseline: 43.4 asthma deaths per million adults aged 65 years and older occurred in 2007
Target: 21.5 deaths per million
Target-Setting Method: Projection/trend analysis
Data Sources:
National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 24-01e.
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RD-2 Reduce hospitalizations for asthma
RD-2.1 Reduce hospitalizations for asthma among children under age 5 years
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Baseline: 41.4 hospitalizations for asthma per 10,000 children under age 5 years occurred in 2007
Target: 18.2 hospitalizations per 10,000
Target-Setting Method: Minimal statistical significance
Data Sources:
National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 24-02a.
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RD-2.2 Reduce hospitalizations for asthma among children and adults aged 5 to 64 years
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Baseline: 11.1 hospitalizations for asthma per 10,000 children and adults aged 5 to 64 years occurred in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 8.7 hospitalizations per 10,000
Target-Setting Method: Minimal statistical significance
Data Sources:
National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 24-02b.
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RD-2.3 Reduce hospitalizations for asthma among adults aged 65 years and older
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Baseline: 25.3 hospitalizations for asthma per 10,000 adults aged 65 years and older occurred in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 20.1 hospitalizations per 10,000
Target-Setting Method: Minimal statistical significance
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National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 24-02c.
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RD-3 Reduce emergency department (ED) visits for asthma
RD-3.1 Reduce emergency department (ED) visits for asthma among children under age 5 years
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Baseline: 132.8 ED visits per 10,000 children under age 5 years occurred in 2005–07
Target: 95.7 ED visits per 10,000
Target-Setting Method: Minimal statistical significance
Data Sources:
National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 24-03a.
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RD-3.2 Reduce emergency department (ED) visits for asthma among children and adults aged 5 to 64 years
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Baseline: 57.0 ED visits per 10,000 children and adults aged 5 to 64 years occurred in 2005–07
Target: 49.6 ED visits per 10,000
Target-Setting Method: Minimal statistical significance
Data Sources:
National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 24-03b.
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RD-3.3 Reduce emergency department (ED) visits for asthma among adults aged 65 years and older
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Baseline: 21.9 ED visits per 10,000 adults aged 65 years and older occurred in 2005–07
Target: 13.7 ED visits per 10,000
Target-Setting Method: Minimal statistical significance
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 24-03c.
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RD-4 Reduce activity limitations among persons with current asthma
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Baseline: 12.7 percent of persons with current asthma experienced activity limitations due to chronic lung and breathing problems in 2008 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 10.3 percent
Target-Setting Method: Minimal statistical significance
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 24-04.
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RD-5 Reduce the proportion of persons with asthma who miss school or work days
RD-5.1 Reduce the proportion of children aged 5 to 17 years with asthma who miss school days
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Baseline: 58.7 percent of children aged 5 to 17 years who had an asthma episode or attack in the past 12 months missed school days due to asthma in the past 12 months in 2008
Target: 48.8 percent
Target-Setting Method: Minimal statistical significance
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 24-05.
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RD-5.2 Reduce the proportion of adults aged 18 to 64 years with asthma who miss work days
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Baseline: 33.2 percent of adults aged 18 to 64 years who had an asthma episode or attack in the past 12 months missed work days due to asthma in the past 12 months in 2008
Target: 26.7 percent
Target-Setting Method: Minimal statistical significance
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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RD-6 Increase the proportion of persons with current asthma who receive formal patient education
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Baseline: 12.1 percent of persons with current asthma received formal patient education in 2008 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 14.5 percent
Target-Setting Method: Minimal statistical significance
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 24-06.
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RD-7 Increase the proportion of persons with current asthma who receive appropriate asthma care according to National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP) guidelines
Baseline: 33.4 percent of persons with current asthma received written asthma management plans from their health care provider in 2008 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 36.8 percent
Target-Setting Method: Minimal statistical significance
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 95.9 percent of persons with current asthma with prescribed inhalers received instruction on their use in 2008 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: Not applicable
Target-Setting Method: This measure is being tracked for informational purposes. If warranted, a target will be set during the decade.
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National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 64.8 percent of persons with current asthma received education about appropriate response to an asthma episode, including recognizing early signs and symptoms or monitoring peak flow results in 2008 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 68.5 percent
Target-Setting Method: Minimal statistical significance
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 87.9 percent of persons with current asthma did not use more than one canister of short-acting inhaled beta agonist per month in 2008 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 90.2 percent
Target-Setting Method: Minimal statistical significance
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 50.8 percent of persons with current asthma were advised by a health professional to change things in their home, school, and work environments to reduce exposure to irritants or allergens to which they are sensitive in 2008 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard pop
Target: 54.6 percent
Target-Setting Method: Minimal statistical significance
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 24-07f.
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Baseline: 14.4 percent of persons aged 18 years and over with current asthma who were currently employed or employed at some time in the past year had discussed whether their asthma was work related with their health care provider in 2010 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard
Target: 17.9 percent
Target-Setting Method: Minimal statistical significance
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 43 areas (41 States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico) had a comprehensive asthma surveillance system for tracking asthma cases, illness, and disability at the State level in 2009
Target: 47 areas
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Asthma Control Program, CDC/NCEH
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 24-08.
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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Baseline: 23.2 percent of adults with COPD aged 45 years and older experienced activity limitations due to chronic lung and breathing problems in 2008 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 18.7 percent
Target-Setting Method: Minimal statistical significance
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 24-09.
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RD-10 Reduce deaths from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among adults
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Baseline: 113.9 COPD deaths per 100,000 adults aged 45 years and older occurred in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 102.6 deaths per 100,000
Target-Setting Method: Projection/trend analysis
Data Sources:
National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 24-10.
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Baseline: 56.0 hospitalizations for COPD per 10,000 adults aged 45 years and older occurred in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 50.1 hospitalizations per 10,000
Target-Setting Method: Minimal statistical significance
Data Sources:
National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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RD-12 Reduce emergency department (ED) visits for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
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Baseline: 81.7 ED visits per 10,000 adults aged 45 years and older occurred in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 56.8 ED visits per 10,000
Target-Setting Method: Minimal statistical significance
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