Number of persons aged 45 years and over.
From the 2008 National Health Interview Survey:
Have you lost any vision because of macular degeneration?
Have you ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that you had macular degeneration?
Persons who responded “yes” to the two Numerator questions met the (self-reporting) criteria for this objective.
This Indicator uses Age-Adjustment Groups:
The baseline has been revised from 15.6 to 15.5 and the target has been proportionally adjusted due to data source methodology changes.