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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

STD-1     Reduce the proportion of adolescents and young adults with Chlamydia trachomatis infections
Baseline: 7.4 percent of females aged 15 to 24 years who attended family planning clinics in the past 12 months tested positive for Chlamydia trachomatis infections in 2008
Target: 6.7 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: STD Surveillance System (STDSS), CDC/NCHHSTP
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Baseline: 12.8 percent of females aged 24 years and under who enrolled in a National Job Training Program in the past 12 months tested positive for Chlamydia trachomatis infections in 2008
Target: 11.5 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: STD Surveillance System (STDSS), CDC/NCHHSTP
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Baseline: 7.0 percent of males aged 24 years and under who enrolled in a National Job Training Program in the past 12 months tested positive for Chlamydia trachomatis infections in 2008
Target: 6.3 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: STD Surveillance System (STDSS), CDC/NCHHSTP
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STD-2     (Developmental) Reduce Chlamydia rates among females aged 15 to 44 years Archived

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Potential Data Source: STD Surveillance System (STDSS), CDC/NCHHSTP
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STD-3     Increase the proportion of sexually active females aged 24 years and under enrolled in Medicaid plans who are screened for genital Chlamydia infections during the measurement year
Baseline: 52.7 percent of sexually active females aged 16 to 20 years enrolled in Medicaid plans were screened for genital Chlamydia infections during the measurement year, as reported in 2008
Target: 74.4 percent
Target-Setting Method: Projection/trend analysis
Data Source: Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS), National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)
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Baseline: 59.4 percent of sexually active females aged 21 to 24 years enrolled in Medicaid plans were screened for genital Chlamydia infections during the measurement year, as reported in 2008
Target: 80.0 percent
Target-Setting Method: Projection/trend analysis
Data Source: Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS), National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)
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STD-4     Increase the proportion of sexually active females aged 24 years and under enrolled in commercial health insurance plans who are screened for genital Chlamydia infections during the measurement year
Baseline: 40.1 percent of sexually active females aged 16 to 20 years enrolled in commercial health insurance plans were screened for genital Chlamydia infections during the measurement year, as reported in 2008
Target: 65.9 percent
Target-Setting Method: Projection/trend analysis
Data Source: Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS), National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)
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Baseline: 43.5 percent of sexually active females aged 21 to 24 years enrolled in commercial health insurance plans were screened for genital Chlamydia infections during the measurement year, as reported in 2008
Target: 78.3 percent
Target-Setting Method: Projection/trend analysis
Data Source: Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS), National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)
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Baseline: 4.2 percent of females aged 15 to 44 years reported that they had ever required treatment for pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) in 2006–10
Target: 3.8 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG), CDC/NCHS
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STD-6     Reduce gonorrhea rates
Baseline: 279.9 new cases of gonorrhea per 100,000 females aged 15 to 44 years were reported in 2008
Target: 251.9 new cases per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: STD Surveillance System (STDSS), CDC/NCHHSTP; Bridged-Race Population Estimates for Census 2000 and 2010, CDC and Census
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Baseline: 216.5 new cases of gonorrhea per 100,000 males aged 15 to 44 years were reported in 2008
Target: 194.8 new cases per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: STD Surveillance System (STDSS), CDC/NCHHSTP; Bridged-Race Population Estimates for Census 2000 and 2010, CDC and Census
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STD-7     Reduce sustained domestic transmission of primary and secondary syphilis
Baseline: 1.4 new cases of primary and secondary syphilis per 100,000 females were reported in 2008
Target: 1.3 new cases per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: STD Surveillance System (STDSS), CDC/NCHHSTP; Bridged-Race Population Estimates for Census 2000 and 2010, CDC and Census
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Baseline: 7.4 new cases of primary and secondary syphilis per 100,000 males were reported in 2008
Target: 6.7 new cases per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: STD Surveillance System (STDSS), CDC/NCHHSTP; Bridged-Race Population Estimates for Census 2000 and 2010, CDC and Census
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Baseline: 10.7 new cases of congenital syphilis per 100,000 live births were reported in 2008
Target: 9.6 new cases per 100,000 live births
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: STD Surveillance System (STDSS), CDC/NCHHSTP; National Vital Statistics System-Natality (NVSS-N), CDC/NCHS
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STD-9     (Developmental) Reduce the proportion of females with human papillomavirus (HPV) infection
Potential Data Sources: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), CDC/NCHS; National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Potential Data Sources: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), CDC/NCHS; National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 10.5 percent of young adults tested positive for herpes simplex virus type 2 in 2005–08
Target: 9.5 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), CDC/NCHS
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