DH-12.2 Reduce the number of children and youth with disabilities aged 21 years and under living in congregate care residences

National Data Source
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
number 
Baseline (Year)
28,890 (2009)
Target
26,001
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Numerator
Number of children and youth aged 21 years and younger with disability who live in a large non-nursing, congregate care residences that serve 16 or more people
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data

From the Survey of State Developmental Disabilities (DD) Directors, University of Minnesota, 2005:

[NUMERATOR:]

State DD Directors are asked to address the following categories by indicating the number of individuals aged 21 and younger who live in non-nursing congregate care settings that serve individuals with developmental and other disabilities in these categories.

  • 1-3 residents
  • 4-6 residents
  • 1-6 residents
  • 7-15 residents
  • 16+ residents.
Data Collection Frequency
Periodic
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Adapted from HP2010 objective

Comments

Methodology Notes

Adults are considered to live in a large non-nursing congregate setting for people with developmental and other disabilities if the State DD director provides a count for the “16+ residents” category listed in the numerator section.

State DD Directors are asked to complete a form. The information is abstracted and analyzed by investigators at the University of Minnesota; and reported in Residential Services for Persons with Developmental Disabilities: Status and Trends.

State DD Directors are asked to complete a form. The information is abstracted and analyzed by investigators at the University of Minnesota; and reported in Residential Services for Persons with Developmental Disabilities: Status and Trends.

References and More Information

  1. Lakin KC, Larson S, Salmi P, Scott N., eds. Residential services for persons with developmental disabilities: status and trends through 2008. Minneapolis (MN): University of Minnesota, Research and Training Center on Community Living, Institute on Community Integration, 2009.