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Baseline: 40.1 percent of preschool children aged 5 years and under received vision screening in 2008
Target: 44.1 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 28.2 per 1,000 children and adolescents aged 17 years and under were blind or visually impaired in 2008
Target: 25.4 per 1,000
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 28-04.
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V-3 Reduce occupational eye injuries
Baseline: 2.9 per 10,000 full-time workers had occupational eye injuries resulting in lost work days in 2008
Target: 2.6 per 10,000 full-time workers
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (SOII), DOL/BLS
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Baseline: 12.9 per 10,000 full-time workers were treated for occupational eye injuries in EDs in 2008
Target: 11.6 per 10,000 full-time workers
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS), CPSC; Current Population Survey (CPS), Census and DOL/BLS
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Baseline: 55.0 percent of adults aged 18 years and older had a comprehensive eye examination, including dilation, within the past 2 years in 2008 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 60.5 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 28-01.
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V-5 Reduce visual impairment
Baseline: 136.1 per 1,000 population aged 12 years and older had uncorrected refractive errors in 2005–08 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 122.5 per 1,000
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), CDC/NCHS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 28-03.
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V-5.2 Reduce visual impairment due to diabetic retinopathy
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Baseline: 34.2 per 1,000 population aged 18 years and older with diabetes had visual impairment due to diabetic retinopathy in 2008 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 30.8 per 1,000
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 28-05.
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V-5.3 Reduce visual impairment due to glaucoma
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Baseline: 13.9 per 1,000 population aged 45 years and older had visual impairment due to glaucoma in 2008 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 12.5 per 1,000
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 28-06.
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V-5.4 Reduce visual impairment due to cataract
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Baseline: 110.0 per 1,000 population aged 65 years and older had visual impairment due to cataract in 2008 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 99.0 per 1,000
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 28-07.
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V-5.5 Reduce visual impairment due to age-related macular degeneration (AMD)
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Baseline: 15.5 per 1,000 population aged 45 years and older had visual impairment due to age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in 2008 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 14.0 per 1,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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V-6 Increase the use of personal protective eyewear in recreational activities and hazardous situations around the home
Baseline: 16.5 percent of children and adolescents aged 6 to 17 years used personal protective eyewear in recreational activities and hazardous situations around the home in 2008
Target: 18.2 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 39.7 percent of adults aged 18 years and older used protective eyewear in recreational activities and hazardous situations around the home in 2008 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 43.7 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
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National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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V-7 Increase vision rehabilitation
V-7.1 Increase the use of vision rehabilitation services by persons with visual impairment
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Baseline: 30.2 per 1,000 persons with visual impairment used vision rehabilitation services in 2008 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 33.2 per 1,000
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 11.2 percent of persons with visual impairment used assistive and adaptive devices in 2008 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 12.3 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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