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IID-27 Data Details

IID-27 Increase the proportion of persons aware they have a hepatitis C infection

About the Data

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

National Data Source
National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics (CDC/NCHS)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
percent 
Baseline (Year)
49.0 (2002-2007)
Target
60.0
Target-Setting Method
Projection/trend analysis
Numerator
Number of respondents to the NHANES who indicate they were aware they had hepatitis C prior to the NHANES laboratory testing
Denominator
Number of respondents to the NHANES who indicate they were aware they had  hepatitis C prior to the NHANES laboratory testing
Data Collection Frequency
Annual
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Not applicable
Methodology Notes

Due to the small sample size, pooling data over multiple years is necessary to produce stable estimates.

References

Additional resources about the objective.

  1. Volk M, Tocco R, Saini S, Lok A. Public health impact of antiviral therapy for hepatitis C in the United States. Hepatology. 2009;50:1750-55.