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PA-11.2 Data Details

PA-11.2 Increase the proportion of physician visits made by all child and adult patients that include counseling about exercise

About the Data

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

National Data Source
National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics (CDC/NCHS)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
percent (age adjusted—see Comments)
Baseline (Year)
7.9 (2007)
Target
8.7
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Numerator
Number of visits by ambulatory patients of all ages to non-Federal physicians in office-based practice in which exercise counseling or education was ordered or provided
Denominator
Number of visits by ambulatory patients of all ages to non-Federal physicians in office-based practice
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data

From the 2007 National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey:

[NUMERATOR:]

Health education: Mark (X) all ordered or provided at this visit.

  1. None
  2. Asthma education
  3. Diet/Nutrition
  4. Exercise
  5. Growth/Development
  6. Injury prevention
  7. Stress management
  8. Tobacco use/exposure
  9. Weight reduction
  10. Other
Data Collection Frequency
Periodic
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Not applicable
Methodology Notes

Because certain questions in the NAMCS are rotated, updated estimates may be available on a periodic rather than an annual basis.

Age Adjustment

This Indicator uses Age-Adjustment Groups:

  • Total: 20-44, 45-64, 65+
  • Sex: 20-44, 45-64, 65+
  • Race/Ethnicity: 20-44, 45-64, 65+
  • Geographic Location: 20-44, 45-64, 65+
  • Health Insurance Status: 20-44, 45-64