Visit for the latest Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) updates.

You are here


Ear Infections (Otitis Media)

ENT-VSL-2 Reduce otitis media in children and adolescents

Baseline: 246.6 per 1,000 persons under age 18 years had otitis media in 2007
Target: 221.9 persons per 1,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS), CDC/NCHS; National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
Data for this objective HP2020 data for this objective
Data Details Details about the methodology and measurement of this HP2020 objective
Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 28-12.
Browse data for HP2010 objective 28-12
Revision History:
This objective was revised. Read more about the revision history.