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IID-1.6 Data Details

IID-1.6 Reduce cases of pertussis among children under 1 year of age

About the Data

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

National Data Source
National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Surveillance and Informatics Program Office (CDC/PHSIPO)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
number 
Baseline (Year)
2,777 (2004-2008)
Target
2,500
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Numerator
Number of confirmed and probable cases of pertussis (including cases identified in outbreak settings) among children under age 1 year
Data Collection Frequency
Annual
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Adapted from HP2010 objective
Methodology Notes

A case definition for confirmed and probable cases of pertussis (including cases identified in outbreak settings) is available from CDC. Estimates are a five-year moving average of confirmed and probable cases of pertussis reported to NNDSS.

References

Additional resources about the objective.

  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Case definitions for infectious conditions under public health surveillance. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 46 (RR-10), 1997. (Updated case definitions can be found at: http://www.cdc.gov/ncphi/disss/nndss/casedef/introduction.htm).