HIV-14.3 Increase the proportion of pregnant women who have been tested for HIV in the past 12 months

National Data Source
National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics (CDC/NCHS)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
Yes
Measure
percent 
Baseline (Year)
72.0 (2006-2010)
Target
79.2
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Numerator
Number of women 15-44 years of age who completed a pregnancy in the last 12 months who had an HIV test as part of prenatal care
Denominator
Number of women 15-44 years of age in 2002 who completed a pregnancy in the last 12 months
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data

From the 2006 National Survey of Family Growth:

[NUMERATOR:]

The last time you were pregnant (before you became pregnant this time), were you tested for the HIV virus when you visited the doctor for prenatal care?

  1. Yes
  2. No
  3. Refused
  4. Don’t know
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Not applicable

Comments

Description of Changes Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch

The original baseline and baseline year were revised from 67.4 to 72.0 and from 2006-08 to 2006-10, respectively. The target was adjusted from 74.1 to 79.2 to reflect the revised baseline using the original target-setting method.