Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.
From the 2006 National Survey of Family Growth:
The next questions are about how you learned about sex and birth control. (Before you were 18 years old), which, if any, of the topics shown on Card 23 did you ever talk with a parent or guardian about?
Females are considered to have received informal instruction on HIV/AIDS prevention before turning age 18 years if they responded yes to the HIV/AIDS prevention question.
Formal instruction is defined as having received formal instruction at school, church, a community center, or some other place; and informal instruction is defined as having talked to a parent or guardian about reproductive health topics.
Any change to the objective text, baseline, target, target-setting method or data source since the Healthy People 2020 launch.
In 2012, the original baseline was revised from 55.2 to 40.9 due to a change in the baseline year from 2006-2008 to 2006-2010. The target was adjusted from 60.7 to 45.0 to reflect the revised baseline using the original target-setting method.
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