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IID-26 Data Details

IID-26 Reduce new hepatitis C infections

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
per 100,000 
Baseline (Year)
0.28 (2007)
Target-Setting Method
Maintain consistency with national programs, regulations, policies, and laws.
Number of new symptomatic hepatitis C cases reported in the past 12 months
Total population in reporting states
Data Collection Frequency
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Adapted from HP2010 objective
Methodology Notes

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


Additional resources about the objective.

  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Case definitions for infectious conditions under public health surveillance.
  2. Daniels D, Grytdal S, Wasley A. Surveillance for acute viral hepatitis - United States, 2007. MMWR Surveillance Summary. May 22 2009;58(3):1-27.