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HIV-8.1 Data Details

HIV-8.1 Reduce newly diagnosed perinatally acquired HIV cases

About the Data

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

National Data Source
National HIV Surveillance System (NHSS); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (CDC/NCHHSTP)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
Yes
Measure
number 
Baseline (Year)
268 (2008)
Target
201
Target-Setting Method
Maintain consistency with national programs, regulations, policies, and laws.
Numerator
Number of new perinatally acquired HIV diagnoses
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Adapted from HP2010 objective
Methodology Notes

Data are based on the CDC adult HIV/AIDS confidential case report, Form 50.42A, Rev. 3/2007.

Estimated numbers resulted from statistical adjustment that accounted for reporting delays, but not for incomplete reporting. Data are for Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino and White persons with a diagnosis of HIV infection regardless of stage of disease at diagnosis.

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

This objective was moved to measurable in 2013.

References

Additional resources about the objective.

  1. CDC. Revised surveillance case definitions for HIV infection among adults, adolescents, and children aged <18 months and for HIV infection and AIDS among children aged 18 months to <13 years –United States, 2008. MMWR 2008;57(RR-10):1–12.
  2. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. HIV Surveillance Report, 2008; vol. 20. http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/topics/surveillance/resources/reports. Published May 2010.
  3. Song R, Hall HI, Frey R. Uncertainties associated with incidence estimates of HIV/AIDS diagnoses adjusted for reporting delay and risk redistribution. Stat Med 2005;24:453–464.