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IID-25.1 Data Details

IID-25.1 Reduce new hepatitis B infections in adults aged 19 and older

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
per 100,000 
Baseline (Year)
2.0 (2007)
Target
1.5
Target-Setting Method
Maintain consistency with national programs, regulations, policies, and laws.
Numerator
Number of symptomatic hepatitis B cases among persons aged 19 years or older reported in the past 12 months
Denominator
Total population of persons aged 19 years and older in reporting states
Data Collection Frequency
Annual
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Adapted from HP2010 objective
Methodology Notes

A case definition for new symptomatic cases of hepatitis B is available from CDC.

References

Additional resources about the objective.

  1. CDC. Vaccination coverage among adolescents 13—17 years--- United States, 2007. MMWR 2008;57(40); 1100-1103
  2. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Case definitions for infectious conditions under public health surveillance. http://wwwn.cdc.gov/nndss/beta/bcasedefDefault.aspx
  3. Daniels D, Grytdal S, Wasley A. Surveillance for acute viral hepatitis - United States, 2007. MMWR Surveillance Summary. May 22 2009;58(3):1-27. http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/PDF/ss/ss5803.pdf