ECBP-4.1 Increase the proportion of elementary, middle, and senior high schools that provide school health education in hand washing or hand hygiene to promote personal health and wellness

National Data Source
School Health Policies and Practices Study (SHPPS); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (CDC/NCHHSTP)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
percent 
Baseline (Year)
83.4 (2006)
Target
91.7
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Numerator
Number of elementary, middle, and senior high schools that provide school health education to promote personal health and wellness in at least one required class or course
Denominator
Number of elementary middle, and senior high schools
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data

From the School Health Policies and Practices Study:

[NUMERATOR:]

As I read the topics listed on this card, please tell me if you taught about each one in the class.

Did you teach about

Hand washing or hand hygiene?

  1. Yes
  2. No
Data Collection Frequency
Periodic
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Not applicable