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AOCBC-7.2 Data Details

AOCBC-7.2 Increase the proportion of adults with doctor-diagnosed arthritis who receive health care provider counseling for physical activity or exercise

About the Data

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

National Data Source
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics (CDC/NCHS)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
percent (age adjusted—see Comments)
Baseline (Year)
52.2 (2006)
Target
57.4
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Numerator
Number of adults aged 18 years and over with doctor-diagnosed arthritis and who received health care provider counseling for physical activity or exercise
Denominator
Number of adults aged 18 years and over with doctor-diagnosed arthritis
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data

From the 2006 National Health Interview Survey Arthritis Supplement:

[NUMERATOR:]

Has a doctor or other health professional ever suggested physical activity or exercise to help your arthritis or joint symptoms?

  1. Yes
  2. No
  3. Refused
  4. Don't know

[NUMERATOR AND DENOMINATOR:]

Have you EVER been told by a doctor or other health professional that you have some form of arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus, or fibromyalgia?

  1. Yes
  2. No
  3. Refused
  4. Don't know
Data Collection Frequency
Periodic
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Retained from HP2010 objective
Methodology Notes

Body Mass Index (BMI) is used to determine overweight and obesity. It is calculated by dividing weight in kilograms by the square of height in meters. Overweight is defined as a BMI of 25.0 or greater and obesity is defined as a BMI of 30.0 or greater.

Age Adjustment

This Indicator uses Age-Adjustment Groups:

  • Total: 18-44, 45-64, 65-74, 75+
  • Sex: 18-44, 45-64, 65-74, 75+
  • Race/Ethnicity: 18-44, 45-64, 65-74, 75+
  • Educational Attainment: 25-44, 45-64, 65-74, 75+
  • Family Income: 18-44, 45-64, 65-74, 75+
  • Family Type: 18-44, 45-64, 65-74, 75+
  • Country of Birth: 18-44, 45-64, 65-74, 75+
  • Disability Status: 18-44, 45-64, 65-74, 75+
  • Geographic Location: 18-44, 45-64, 65-74, 75+
  • Health Insurance Status: 18-44, 45-64
  • Marital Status: 18-44, 45-64, 65-74, 75+

References

Additional resources about the objective.

  1. Arthritis Foundation, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Arthritis Action Plan: A Public Health Strategy. Atlanta, Georgia: Arthritis Foundation, 1999.
  2. Arthritis Foundation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A National Public Health Agenda for Osteoarthritis. Atlanta, Georgia: Arthritis Foundation, 2010.
  3. United States Bone and Joint Decade: The Burden of Musculoskeletal Diseases in the United States. Rosemont, IL: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; 2008.