HC/HIT-12 (Developmental) Increase the proportion of crisis and emergency risk messages intended to protect the public’s health that demonstrate the use of best practices

National Data Source
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
percent 
Numerator
Number of messages about food-borne outbreaks with national significance that appear in print and broadcast media in the top 10 media markets in the U.S. and demonstrate the use of best practices
Denominator
Number of messages about food-borne outbreaks with national significance that appear in print and broadcast media in the top 10 media markets in the U.S.
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Not applicable

Comments

Methodology Notes

The sources for best practices are WHO and CDC publications on emergency and crisis communication.

The best practices will be used to develop a template for doing a content analysis of a sample of messages about food-borne outbreaks with national significance that appear in print and broadcast media in the top 10 media markets in the U.S.