PA-11.2 Increase the proportion of physician visits made by all child and adult patients that include counseling about exercise

National Data Source
National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics (CDC/NCHS)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
percent (age adjusted—see Comments)
Baseline (Year)
7.9 (2007)
Target
8.7
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Numerator
Number of visits by ambulatory patients of all ages to non-Federal physicians in office-based practice in which exercise counseling or education was ordered or provided
Denominator
Number of visits by ambulatory patients of all ages to non-Federal physicians in office-based practice
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data

From the 2007 National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey:

[NUMERATOR:]

Was any health education ordered or provided at this visit?

  • Yes
  • No
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Not applicable

Comments

Methodology Notes

Because certain questions in the NAMCS are rotated, updated estimates may be available on a periodic rather than an annual basis.

Age Adjustment

This Indicator uses Age-Adjustment Groups:

  • Race/Ethnicity: 20-44, 45-64, 65+
  • Sex: 20-44, 45-64, 65+
  • Health Insurance Status: 20-44, 45-64
  • Geographic Location: 20-44, 45-64, 65+
  • Total: 20-44, 45-64, 65+