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IID-25.3 Data Details

IID-25.3 Reduce new hepatitis B infections among high-risk populations—Men who have sex with men

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)
62 (2007)
Target
45
Target-Setting Method
Maintain consistency with national programs, regulations, policies, and laws.
Numerator
Number of reported (in the past 12 months) symptomatic hepatitis B cases among males who indicated homosexual or bisexual preference
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