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Respiratory Diseases

Asthma

RD-1     Reduce asthma deaths
Baseline: 3.4 asthma deaths per million children and adults under age 35 years occurred in 2007
Target: Not applicable
Target-Setting Method: This measure is being tracked for informational purposes. If warranted, a target will be set during the decade.
Data Source: National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 11.0 asthma deaths per million adults aged 35 to 64 years occurred in 2007
Target: 6.0 deaths per million
Target-Setting Method: Projection/trend analysis
Data Source: National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 43.3 asthma deaths per million adults aged 65 years and older occurred in 2007
Target: 22.9 deaths per million
Target-Setting Method: Projection/trend analysis
Data Source: National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS
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RD-2     Reduce hospitalizations for asthma
Baseline: 41.4 hospitalizations for asthma per 10,000 children under age 5 years occurred in 2007
Target: 18.1 hospitalizations per 10,000
Target-Setting Method: Minimal statistical significance
Data Source: National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 11.1 hospitalizations for asthma per 10,000 children and adults aged 5 to 64 years occurred in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 8.6 hospitalizations per 10,000
Target-Setting Method: Minimal statistical significance
Data Source: National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 25.3 hospitalizations for asthma per 10,000 adults aged 65 years and older occurred in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 20.3 hospitalizations per 10,000
Target-Setting Method: Minimal statistical significance
Data Source: National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS), CDC/NCHS
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RD-3     Reduce emergency department (ED) visits for asthma
Baseline: 132.8 ED visits per 10,000 children under age 5 years occurred in 2005–07
Target: 95.6 ED visits per 10,000
Target-Setting Method: Minimal statistical significance
Data Source: National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 57.0 ED visits per 10,000 children and adults aged 5 to 64 years occurred in 2005–07
Target: 49.7 ED visits per 10,000
Target-Setting Method: Minimal statistical significance
Data Source: National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 21.9 ED visits per 10,000 adults aged 65 years and older occurred in 2005–07
Target: 13.8 ED visits per 10,000
Target-Setting Method: Minimal statistical significance
Data Source: National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 12.7 percent of persons with current asthma experienced activity limitations due to chronic lung and breathing problems in 2008 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 10.2 percent
Target-Setting Method: Minimal statistical significance
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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RD-5     Reduce the proportion of persons with asthma who miss school or work days
Baseline: 58.7 percent of children aged 5 to 17 years who had an asthma episode or attack in the past 12 months missed school days due to asthma in the past 12 months in 2008
Target: 48.7 percent
Target-Setting Method: Minimal statistical significance
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 33.2 percent of adults aged 18 to 64 years who had an asthma episode or attack in the past 12 months missed work days due to asthma in the past 12 months in 2008
Target: 26.8 percent
Target-Setting Method: Minimal statistical significance
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 12.1 percent of persons with current asthma received formal patient education in 2008 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 14.4 percent
Target-Setting Method: Minimal statistical significance
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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RD-7     Increase the proportion of persons with current asthma who receive appropriate asthma care according to National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP) guidelines
Baseline: 95.9 percent of persons with current asthma with prescribed inhalers received instruction on their use in 2008 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: Not applicable
Target-Setting Method: This measure is being tracked for informational purposes. If warranted, a target will be set during the decade.
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Baseline: 23.2 percent of adults with COPD aged 45 years and older experienced activity limitations due to chronic lung and breathing problems in 2008 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 18.7 percent
Target-Setting Method: Minimal statistical significance
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 112.4 COPD deaths per 100,000 adults aged 45 years and older occurred in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 98.5 deaths per 100,000
Target-Setting Method: Projection/trend analysis
Data Source: National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 56.0 hospitalizations for COPD per 10,000 adults aged 45 years and older occurred in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 50.1 hospitalizations per 10,000
Target-Setting Method: Minimal statistical significance
Data Source: National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 81.7 ED visits per 10,000 adults aged 45 years and older occurred in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 57.3 ED visits per 10,000
Target-Setting Method: Minimal statistical significance
Data Source: National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS), CDC/NCHS
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