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Systems and Policies

Baseline: 4 of 26 Healthy People 2020 data systems contained a standardized set of questions that identify “people with disabilities” in 2010
Target: 8 data systems
Target-Setting Method: Projection/trend analysis
Data Sources:
Healthy People 2020 Database (DATA2020), CDC/NCHS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 06-01.
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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 Sources:
Healthy People 2020 Database (DATA2020), CDC/NCHS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 06-13c.
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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 Sources:
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), CDC/PHSIPO
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 06-13e.
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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 Sources:
Healthy People 2020 Database (DATA2020), CDC/NCHS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 06-13g.
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DH-2.4 (Developmental) Increase the number of Tribes that conduct health surveillance for people with disabilities
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 06-13b.
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DH-2.5 (Developmental) Increase the number of Tribes that have at least one health promotion program aimed at improving the health and well-being of people with disabilities
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 06-13d.
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DH-2.6 (Developmental) Increase the number of Tribes that conduct health surveillance of caregivers for people with disabilities
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 06-13f.
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DH-2.7 (Developmental) Increase the number of Tribes that have at least one health promotion program aimed at improving the health and well-being of caregivers of people with disabilities
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 06-13h.
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Baseline: 50.0 percent of U.S. MPH-granting public health schools and programs offered graduate-level studies in disability and health in 2011
Target: 55.0 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
Periodic Assessment of Schools of Public Health Courses, CDC/NCBDDD
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Barriers to Health Care

Baseline: 47.2 percent of adults with disabilities aged 18 years and older experienced delays in receiving primary and periodic preventive care due to specific barriers in 2009
Target: 44.6 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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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 Sources:
National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs (NS-CSHCN), HRSA/MCHB and CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 57.7 percent of adults aged 18 years and older with epilepsy and uncontrolled seizures received appropriate medical care in 2010
Target: 63.5 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 18.0 percent of older adults (aged 65 and older) with disabilities used inappropriate medications in 2009
Target: 10.8 percent
Target-Setting Method: Projection/trend analysis
Data Sources:
Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS), AHRQ
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Environment

Baseline: 76.8 percent of adults with disabilities aged 18 years and older experienced physical or program barriers that limit or prevent them from using available local health and wellness programs in 2011
Target: 69.1 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 06-10.
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DH-9 (Developmental) Reduce the proportion of people with disabilities who encounter barriers to participating in home, school, work, or community activities
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National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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DH-10 (Developmental) Reduce the proportion of people with disabilities who report barriers to obtaining the assistive devices, service animals, technology services, and accessible technologies that they need
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National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 06-11.
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Baseline: 42.1 percent of all occupied homes and residential buildings had visitable features in 2007
Target: 46.3 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
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 Sources:
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 Sources:
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 06-07b.
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Activities and Participation

Baseline: 66.5 percent of adults with disabilities aged 18 years and older who participated in leisure, social, religious or community activities in 2010
Target: 73.1 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 06-04.
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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 Sources:
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act data (IDEA data), ED/OSERS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 06-09.
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DH-15 Reduce unemployment among people with disabilities
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Baseline: 15.6 percent of people with disabilities were unemployed in 2009
Target: 14.0 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
Current Population Survey (CPS), Census and DOL/BLS
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DH-16 Increase employment among people with disabilities
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Baseline: 29.7 percent of people with disabilities were employed in 2009
Target: 32.7 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
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 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 76.5 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
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: 14.4 percent of adults with disabilities aged 18 and older experienced serious psychological distress in 2010
Target: 13.0 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 06-03.
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Baseline: 5.7 percent of persons with disabilities aged five and older experienced nonfatal injuries in the previous three months that required medical care in 2010
Target: 5.1 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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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 Sources:
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act data (IDEA data), ED/OSERS
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