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IID-1.9 Data Details

IID-1.9 Maintain elimination of rubella (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)
10 (2008)
Target
10
Target-Setting Method
Projection/trend analysis
Numerator
Number of confirmed US acquired cases of rubella
Data Collection Frequency
Annual
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Retained from HP2010 objective
Methodology Notes

A case definition for confirmed and probable US acquired cases of rubella is available from CDC. Imported cases of rubella were not included.

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