RD-9 Reduce activity limitations among adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

National Data Source
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics (CDC/NCHS)
Population Estimates; U.S. Census Bureau (Census)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
percent (age adjusted—see Comments)
Baseline (Year)
23.2 (2008)
Target
18.7
Target-Setting Method
Minimal statistical significance
Numerator

Number of persons 45 years and over who report having emphysema or chronic bronchitis and currently experience an activity limitation due to a respiratory problem

Denominator

Number of persons 45 years and over who report having emphysema or chronic bronchitis

Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data

From the 2008 National Health Interview Survey:

[NUMERATOR:]

What condition or health problem causes you to have difficulty with these activities?

  • Positive response: Lung/breathing problem (e.g. asthma, emphysema).

[NUMERATOR AND DENOMINATOR:]

Have you EVER been told by a doctor or other health professional that you had emphysema?

  1. Yes
  2. No
  3. Refused
  4. Don’t know

DURING THE PAST 12 MONTHS, have you been told by a doctor or other health professional that you had Chronic bronchitis?

  1. Yes
  2. No
  3. Refused
  4. Don’t know
Data Collection Frequency
Annual
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Adapted from HP2010 objective

Comments

Methodology Notes

Persons are classified as having an activity limitation if they responded that lung/breathing problems caused limitations.

Age Adjustment

This Indicator uses Age-Adjustment Groups:

  • Total: 45-49, 50-64, 65+
  • Sex: 45-49, 50-64, 65+
  • Race/Ethnicity: 45-49, 50-64, 65+
  • Educational Attainment: 45-49, 50-64, 65+
  • Family Income: 45-49, 50-64, 65+
  • Family Type: 45-49, 50-64, 65+
  • Country of Birth: 45-49, 50-64, 65+
  • Geographic Location: 45-49, 50-64, 65+
  • Health Insurance Status: 45-49, 50-64
  • Marital Status: 45-49, 50-64, 65+
Changes Between HP2010 and HP2020
This objective differs from Healthy People 2010 objective 24-09 in that the denominator was modified from adults aged 45 years and over who report current activity limitations to adults aged 45 years and over report ever having emphysema or chronic bronchitis.