MICH-32.1 Increase the number of States and the District of Columbia that verify through linkage with vital records that all newborns are screened shortly after birth for conditions mandated by their State-sponsored screening program

National Data Source
National Newborn Screen and Genetic Resource Center (NNSGRC); University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Department of Pediatrics (UTHSCSA)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
number 
Baseline (Year)
21 (2010)
Target
45
Target-Setting Method
Projection/trend analysis
Numerator
Number of states that verify through linkage with vital records that all newborns are screened shortly after birth for conditions mandated by their State-sponsored screening program
Denominator
Number of States in the US plus District of Columbia
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Adapted from HP2010 objective