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IID-1.8 Data Details

IID-1.8 Maintain elimination of acute paralytic poliomyelitis (U.S.-acquired 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 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)
0 (2008)
Target
0
Target-Setting Method
Total elimination
Numerator
Number of U.S.-acquired cases of acute paralytic poliomyelitis
Data Collection Frequency
Annual
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Retained from HP2010 objective
Methodology Notes

A case definition for U.S.-acquired cases of acute paralytic poliomyelitis is available from CDC.

References

Additional resources about the objective.

  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Case definitions for infectious conditions under public health surveillance can be found at: http://www.cdc.gov/ncphi/disss/nndss/casedef .