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FP-7.1 Data Details

FP-7.1 Increase the proportion of sexually experienced females aged 15 to 44 years who received reproductive health services in the past 12 months Leading Health Indicators

Leading Health Indicators are a subset of Healthy People 2020 objectives selected to communicate high-priority health issues.

About the Data

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

National Data Source
National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics (CDC/NCHS)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
Yes
Measure
percent 
Baseline (Year)
78.6 (2006-2010)
Target
86.5
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Numerator
Number of sexually experienced females ages 15 to 44 years who reported receiving at least one of the family planning/reproductive health services listed below in the last 12 months
Denominator
Number of sexually experienced females ages 15 to 44 years
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data

From the 2002 National Survey of Family Growth:

[NUMERATOR:]

(In the past 12 months, have you received) A method of birth control or a prescription for a method?

  1. Yes
  2. No

(In the past 12 months, have you received) A check-up or medical test related to using a birth control method?

  1. Yes
  2. No

(In the past 12 months, have you received) Counseling or information about birth control?

  1. Yes
  2. No

(In the past 12 months, have you received) Counseling or information about getting sterilized?

  1. Yes
  2. No

(In the past 12 months, have you received) Counseling or information about Emergency contraception or the "Morning-after pill"?

  1. Yes
  2. No

[You may have already told me, but] in the past 12 months have you received a pregnancy test?

  1. Yes
  2. No

(In the past 12 months have you received) A Pap smear?

  1. Yes
  2. No

(In the past 12 months have you received) A pelvic exam?

  1. Yes
  2. No

In the past 12 months, have you received counseling for, or been tested or treated for a sexually transmitted disease?

  1. Yes
  2. No
Data Collection Frequency
Periodic
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Not applicable
Leading Health Indicator
Reproductive and Sexual Health
Methodology Notes

Females are considered to have received reproductive health services if they reported receiving at least one of the following services in the last 12 months: a birth control method; birth control counseling; birth control checkup or test; sterilization counseling; emergency contraception counseling; pelvic exam; pap smear; pregnancy test; and STD counseling, testing, or treatment. Sexually experienced refers to females who have ever had intercourse.

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

The original baseline was revised from 78.8 to 78.6 due to a change in the baseline year from 2006-2008 to 2006-2010. The target was adjusted from 86.7 to 86.5 to reflect the revised baseline using the original target-setting method.

References

Additional resources about the objective.

  1. Klein, R.J.; Proctor, S.E.; Boudreault, M.A.; Turczyn, K.M. Healthy People 2010 Criteria for Data Suppression. Statistical Notes No. 24. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 2002.