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C-19 Data Details

C-19 Increase the proportion of men who have discussed the advantages and disadvantages of the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test to screen for prostate cancer with their health care provider

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
Yes
Measure
percent (age adjusted—see Comments)
Baseline (Year)
14.4 (2010)
Target
15.9
Target-Setting Method
Minimal statistical significance
Numerator
Number of men aged 40 years and older who were counseled about advantages and disadvantages of the PSA test
Denominator
Number of men aged 40 years and older
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data

[NUMERATOR:]

Did a doctor EVER talk with you about the advantages of the PSA test?

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

Did a doctor EVER talk with you about the disadvantages of the PSA test?

  1. Yes
  2. No
  3. Refused
  4. Don't know
Data Collection Frequency
Periodic
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Not applicable
Methodology Notes

Data include men who answered yes to both questions.

Age Adjustment

This Indicator uses Age-Adjustment Groups:

  • Total: 40-49, 50-64, 65-74, 75+
  • Race/Ethnicity: 40-49, 50-64, 65-74, 75+
  • Educational Attainment: 40-49, 50-64, 65-74, 75+
  • Family Income: 40-49, 50-64, 65-74, 75+
  • Family Type: 40-49, 50-64, 65-74, 75+
  • Country of Birth: 40-49, 50-64, 65-74, 75+
  • Disability Status: 40-49, 50-64, 65-74, 75+
  • Geographic Location: 40-49, 50-64, 65-74, 75+
  • Health Insurance Status: 40-49, 50-64
  • Marital Status: 40-49, 50-64, 65-74, 75+

Revision History

Any change to the objective text, baseline, target, target-setting method or data source since the Healthy People 2020 launch.

Description of Changes Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch

In 2013, this objective was moved from developmental to measurable.

References

Additional resources about the objective.

  1. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), AHRQ
    http://www.ahrq.gov/legacy/clinic/uspstfix.htm