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FP-7.2 Data Details

FP-7.2 Increase the proportion of sexually experienced males aged 15 to 44 years who received reproductive health services

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)
14.8 (2006-2010)
Target
16.3
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Numerator
Number of sexually experienced males 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 males 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 advice or counseling from a doctor or other medical care provider about using female methods of birth control?"

  • (1) Yes
  • (5) No

(In the past 12 months, have you...)

Received advice or counseling from a doctor or other medical care provider about using male methods of birth control (condoms or vasectomy)?

  • (1) Yes
  • (5) No

(In the past 12 months, have you...) Received advice or counseling from a doctor or other medical care provider about getting surgically sterilized?

  • (1) Yes
  • (5) No

(In the past 12 months, have you...) Received advice or counseling from a doctor or other medical care provider about sexually transmitted infections other than HIV, such as gonorrhea, Chlamydia, syphilis, or genital herpes?

  • (1) Yes
  • (5) No

(In the past 12 months, have you...) Received advice or counseling from a doctor or other medical care provider about HIV or AIDS?

  • (1) Yes
  • (5) No
Data Collection Frequency
Periodic
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Not applicable
Methodology Notes

Males are considered to have received a reproductive health service if they received at least one of the following services in the last 12 months: birth control advice or counseling about female methods of birth control, birth control advice or counseling about male methods of birth control, sterilization advice, STD advice, or HIV advice. Sexually experienced refers to males 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 14.9 to 14.8 due to a change in the baseline year from 2006-2008 to 2006-2010. The target was adjusted from 16.4 to 16.3 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.