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IID-12.9 Data Details

IID-12.9 Increase the percentage of health care personnel who are vaccinated annually against seasonal influenza

About the Data

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

National Data Source
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS); 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)
45.5 (2008)
Target
90.0
Target-Setting Method
Maintain consistency with national programs, regulations, policies, and laws.
Numerator
Number of health care personnel who potentially have contact with patients in the workplace (persons who report they currently volunteer or work in a hospital, medical clinic, doctor’s office, dentist’s office, nursing home or some other health care facility) who have received one or more doses of influenza vaccine during September through February
Denominator
Health care personnel who potentially have contact with patients in the workplace (persons who report they currently volunteer or work in a hospital, medical clinic, doctor’s office, dentist’s office, nursing home or some other health care facility) Only interviews conducted during March through August of the data year are included
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Adapted from HP2010 objective
Methodology Notes

Health care personnel are identified as persons reporting that they work in a health care facility.

From the 2008 National Health Interview Survey: [NUMERATOR:] During the PAST 12 MONTHS, have you had a flu shot? A flu shot is usually given in the fall and protects against influenza for the flu season. During what month and year did you receive your most recent flu shot? [DENOMINATOR:] Do you currently volunteer or work in a hospital, medical clinic, doctor’s office, dentist’s office, nursing home or some other health-care facility? This includes part-time and unpaid work in a health care facility as well as professional nursing care provided in the home. This includes non-health care professionals, such as administrative staff, who work in a health-care facility.

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 2013, objective IID-12.9 was revised to IID-12.13.

References

Additional resources about the objective.

  1. Klein, R.J.; Proctor, S.E.; Boudreault, M.A.; Turczyn, K.M. Healthy People 2010 Criteria for Data Suppression. Statistical Notes No. 24. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 200