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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health

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LGBT-1 Increase the number of population-based data systems used to monitor Healthy People 2020 objectives that include in their core a standardized set of questions that identify lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender populations
Baseline: 6 Data systems used to monitor Healthy People 2020 collect data on (or for) lesbian, gay, and bisexual populations in 2008
Target: 12 Data systems used to monitor Healthy People 2020 collect data on (or for) lesbian, gay, and bisexual populations
Target-Setting Method: Maintain consistency with national programs, regulations, policies, and laws.
Data Sources:
Healthy People 2020 Database (DATA2020), CDC/NCHS
Data:
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Potential Data Sources:
Healthy People 2020 Database (DATA2020), CDC/NCHS
Revision History: This objective was revised. Read more about the revision history.
Baseline: 2 Data systems used to monitor Healthy People 2020 collect data on (or for) transgender populations in 2008
Target: 4 Data systems used to monitor Healthy People 2020 collect data on (or for) transgender populations
Target-Setting Method: Maintain consistency with national programs, regulations, policies, and laws.
Data Sources:
Healthy People 2020 Database (DATA2020), CDC/NCHS
Data:
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Data Details Details about the methodology and measurement of this HP2020 objective
Potential Data Sources:
Healthy People 2020 Database (DATA2020), CDC/NCHS
Revision History: This objective was revised. Read more about the revision history.
LGBT-2 Increase the number of states, territories, and the District of Columbia that include questions that identify sexual orientation and gender identity on state level surveys or data systems
Baseline: 31 states, territories and the District of Columbia included questions on sexual orientation and gender identity in the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) in 2014
Target: 54 states, territories and the District of Columbia
Target-Setting Method: Total coverage
Data Sources:
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), CDC/PHSIPO
Data:
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Revision History: This objective was established in 2015, after the Healthy People 2020 launch. Read more about the revision history.
Baseline: 20 states, territories and the District of Columbia uses the provided module on sexual orientation and gender identity in the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System in 2014
Target: 22 states, territories and the District of Columbia
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), CDC/PHSIPO
Data:
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Revision History: This objective was established in 2015, after the Healthy People 2020 launch. Read more about the revision history.
Baseline: 28 states and territories used the provided module on sexual orientation and gender identity in the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System in 2015
Target: 31 states and territories
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS), CDC/NCHHSTP
Data:
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Revision History: This objective was established in 2015, after the Healthy People 2020 launch. Read more about the revision history.

Related Objectives

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Health Topic Area Workgroup thoughtfully reviewed each of the Healthy People 2020 objectives to identify those that are relevant to the LGBT topic area. Each of these related objectives has a documented relationship to the LGBT population.