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DH-2 Increase the number of Tribes, States, and the District of Columbia that have public health surveillance and health promotion programs for people with disabilities and caregivers
Baseline: 16 States and the District of Columbia had health promotion programs for people with disabilities in 2010
Target: 18 States and the District of Columbia
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: Survey of State Developmental Disabilities Directors, University of Minnesota (UMN)
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Baseline: 2 States and the District of Columbia conducted health surveillance of caregivers for people with disabilities in 2010
Target: 51 States and the District of Columbia
Target-Setting Method: Retention of Healthy People 2010 target
Data Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), CDC/PHSIPO
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Baseline: 0 States and the District of Columbia had health promotion programs for caregivers in 2010
Target: 16 States and the District of Columbia
Target-Setting Method: Maintain consistency with national programs, regulations, policies, and laws.
Data Source: Survey of State Developmental Disabilities Directors, University of Minnesota (UMN)
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Barriers to Health Care

Baseline: 41.2 percent of youth with special health care needs had a health care provider who discussed transition planning from pediatric to adult health care in 2005–06
Target: 45.3 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs (NS-CSHCN), HRSA/MCHB and CDC/NCHS
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Environment

Baseline: 42.1 percent of newly constructed and retrofitted U.S. homes and residential buildings had visitable features in 2007
Target: 46.3 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: American Housing Survey (AHS), HUD and Census
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DH-12 Reduce the number of people with disabilities living in congregate care residences.
Baseline: 57,462 adults aged 22 years and older with disabilities lived in congregate care residences that serve 16 or more persons in 2008
Target: 31,604 adults
Target-Setting Method: Projection/trend analysis
Data Source: Survey of State Developmental Disabilities Directors, University of Minnesota (UMN)
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 06-07a.
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Baseline: 28,890 children and youth aged 21 years and under with disabilities lived in congregate care residences in 2009
Target: 26,001 children and youth with disabilities
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: Survey of State Developmental Disabilities Directors, University of Minnesota (UMN)
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Activities and Participation

Baseline: 56.8 percent of children and youth with disabilities spent at least 80 percent of their time in regular education classrooms in 2007–08
Target: 73.8 percent
Target-Setting Method: Projection/trend analysis
Data Source: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act data (IDEA data), ED/OSERS
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Baseline: 14.5 percent of people with disabilities were unemployed in 2009
Target: 13.1 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: Current Population Survey (CPS), Census and DOL/BLS
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Baseline: 19.2 percent of people with disabilities were employed in 2009
Target: 21.1 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: Current Population Survey (CPS), Census and DOL/BLS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 06-08.
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Baseline: 69.5 percent of adults with disabilities reported sufficient social and emotional support in 2008
Target: 76.5 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), CDC/PHSIPO
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 06-05.
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Baseline: 91.0 percent of children with disabilities, birth through age 2 years, received early intervention services in home or community-based settings in 2007
Target: 95.0 percent
Target-Setting Method: Projection/trend analysis
Data Source: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act data (IDEA data), ED/OSERS
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