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IVP-6 Data Details

IVP-6 Increase the proportion of States and the District of Columbia with statewide emergency department data systems that routinely collect external-cause-of-injury codes for 90 percent or more of injury-related visits

About the Data

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

National Data Source
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
percent 
Baseline (Year)
75.0 (2008)
Target
85.0
Target-Setting Method
Projection/trend analysis
Numerator
Number of states with statewide emergency department data systems that routinely collect external-cause-of-injury codes (ICD-9-CM E codes E800-E848, E850-E999) on 90% or more of injury-related ED records; I e., records where the principal diagnosis was an injury (ICD-9-CM codes 800-909.2, 909.4, 909.9, 910-994.9, 995.5-995.59, 995.80-995.85)
Denominator
Number of states with statewide emergency department data systems that routinely collect external-cause-of-injury codes on injury-related ED records; i.e., records where the principal diagnosis was an injury
Data Collection Frequency
Annual
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Adapted from HP2010 objective
Methodology Notes

Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) State Emergency Department Databases (SEDDs) provide the best available centralized data sources for estimating the percentage of external-cause-of-injury coded ED records from state-based ED data systems. Twenty-seven states now participate in the HCUP SEDDs.

Changes Between HP2010 and HP2020
This objective differs from Healthy People 2010 objective 15-10 in that the data source was revised from the American Public Health Association's External Cause of Injury Survey to the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project-State Emergency Department Databases, which have external cause of injury codes so the proportion of ED records with external cause of injury codes can be calculated to better assess how well states are performing. Data for 15-10 were only available on a periodic basis, while data for this HP2020 objective are available annually.

References

Additional resources about the objective.

  1. Consensus Recommendations for using Hospital Discharge Data for Injury Surveillance. A Report from the Injury Surveillance Workgroup of the State and Territorial Injury Prevention Directors Association, Marietta (GA); 2003
  2. HCUP State Emergency Department Databases, AHRQ http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/seddoverview.jsp