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FP-9.3 Data Details

FP-9.3 Increase the proportion of female adolescents aged 15 years and under who had never had sexual intercourse

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)
85.4 (2006-2010)
Target
93.9
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Numerator
Number of females aged 15 years who had never had sexual intercourse with a male
Denominator
Number of females aged 15 years
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data

From the 2002 National Survey of Family Growth:

[NUMERATOR:]

At any time in your life, have you ever had sexual intercourse with a man, that is, made love, had sex, or gone all the way?

  1. Yes
  2. No
Data Collection Frequency
Periodic
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Adapted from HP2010 objective

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 2012, the original baseline was revised from 82.9 to 85.4 due to a change in the baseline year from 2006-2008 to 2006-2010. The target was adjusted from 91.2 to 93.9 to reflect the revised baseline using the original target-setting method.