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IID-21 Data Details

IID-21 Increase the number of States that use electronic data from rabies animal surveillance to inform public health prevention programs

About the Data

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

National Data Source
Rabies Surveillance Network (RSN); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (CDC/NCEZID)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
number 
Baseline (Year)
8 (2010)
Target
52
Target-Setting Method
Projection/trend analysis
Numerator
Number of state public health laboratories (total 52 including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and New York City, and excluding Hawaii) sending weekly data uploads to the RabID system
Data Collection Frequency
Periodic
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Not applicable
Methodology Notes

RabID is enhanced surveillance via a new comprehensive GIS-based real-time system that provides essential information on rabies occurrence for states and partnering organizations needed for timely prevention and control and has integrated data sharing among local, state, and federal agencies for strategic responses to outbreaks.

Data are collected routinely through the Public Health Laboratory Information System (PHLIS) or at the end of year when data is sent directly from states that have not implemented electronic messaging.