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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
No
Measure
per 100,000 
Baseline (Year)
0.28 (2007)
Target
0.25
Target-Setting Method
Maintain consistency with national programs, regulations, policies, and laws.
Numerator
Number of new symptomatic hepatitis C cases reported in the past 12 months
Denominator
Total population 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 C is available from CDC.

References

Additional resources about the objective.

  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Case definitions for infectious conditions under public health surveillance. http://www.cdc.gov/osels/ph_surveillance/nndss/casedef/hepatitisacurrent.htm
  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. http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/PDF/ss/ss5803.pdf