HIV-15 Increase the proportion of adults with tuberculosis (TB) who have been tested for HIV

National Data Source
National TB Surveillance System (NTBSS); 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
Yes
Measure
percent 
Baseline (Year)
73.3 (2008)
Target
80.6
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Numerator
Number of reported TB cases among persons aged 25 to 44 years with a negative, positive or indeterminate HIV test result
Denominator
Number of reported TB cases (based on TB case report forms) among persons aged 25 to 44 years
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Retained from HP2010 objective

Comments

Methodology Notes

The data are based on the CDC report of verified case of Tuberculosis, Form 72.9A, Rev. 5/93.

Description of Changes Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch

The original baseline was revised from 65.0 to 73.3. The target was adjusted from 71.5 to 80.6 to reflect the revised baseline using the original target-setting method.