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PHI-1 Increase the proportion of Federal, Tribal, State, and local public health agencies that incorporate Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals into job descriptions and performance evaluations
PHI-1.1 (Developmental) Increase the proportion of Federal agencies that incorporate Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals into job descriptions and performance evaluations
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PHI-1.3 Increase the proportion of State public health agencies that incorporate Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals into job descriptions and performance evaluations
Baseline: 25 percent of state public health agencies reported using core competencies for public health professionals into job descriptions by 2012
Target: 28 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
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ASTHO Profile of State Public Health (ASTHO Profile), Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)
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Baseline: 15 percent of state public health agencies incorporated Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals into performance evaluations by 2012
Target: 16 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
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ASTHO Profile of State Public Health (ASTHO Profile), Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)
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PHI-1.4 Increase the proportion of Local public health agencies that incorporate Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals into job descriptions and performance evaluations
Baseline: 13 percent of local public health agencies incorporated Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals into job descriptions in 2013
Target: 14 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
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National Profile of Local Health Departments (NACCHO Profile), National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 23-08b.
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Baseline: 14 percent of local public health agencies incorporated Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals into performance evaluations in 2013
Target: 15 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
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National Profile of Local Health Departments (NACCHO Profile), National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 23-08b.
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PHI-2 Increase the proportion of Tribal, State, and local public health personnel who receive continuing education consistent with the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals
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Baseline: 52 percent of state public health agencies had incorporated Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals into developing training plans by 2012
Target: 57 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
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ASTHO Profile of State Public Health (ASTHO Profile), Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)
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Baseline: 14 percent of local public health agencies incorporated Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals into developing training plans by 2013
Target: 18 percent
Target-Setting Method: Minimal statistical significance
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National Profile of Local Health Departments (NACCHO Profile), National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
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Baseline: 91 percent of Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accredited schools of public health, CEPH accredited academic programs, and schools of nursing (with a public health or community health component) integrated Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals in 2006
Target: 94 percent
Target-Setting Method: 3 percentage point improvement
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Council on Linkages Study, Public Health Foundation (PHF)
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 23-09.
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PHI-4 Increase the number of public health or related graduate degrees, post-baccalaureate certificates, and bachelor’s degrees awarded
Baseline: 16,186 public health or related graduate degrees and post-baccalaureate certificates were awarded in 2014–15
Target: 17,805
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
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Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), ED/NCES
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Baseline: 10,722 public health or related bachelor's degrees were awarded in 2014–15
Target: 11,794
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
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Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), ED/NCES
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PHI-6 Increase the proportion of 2-year colleges that offer public health or related associate degrees and/or certificate programs
Baseline: 965 public health or related sub-baccalaureate certificates and associate degrees were awarded in 2014–15
Target: 1,062
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
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Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), ED/NCES
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PHI-6.2 Increase the proportion of 2-year colleges that offer public health certificate programs
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Baseline: 0.25 percent of 2-year colleges offered public health or related associate certificate programs in 2009
Target: 1.00 percent
Target-Setting Method: Projection/trend analysis
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Community College and Public Health, American Association of Colleges & Universities and American Association of Community Colleges (AAC&U and AACC)
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PHI-7 Increase the proportion of population-based Healthy People 2020 objectives for which national data are available for all major population groups
Baseline: 39.9 percent of population-based Healthy People 2020 objectives report estimates by race and ethnicity in 2013
Target: Not applicable
Target-Setting Method: This measure is being tracked for informational purposes. If warranted, a target will be set during the decade.
Data Sources:
Healthy People 2020 Database (DATA2020), CDC/NCHS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 23-04.
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Baseline: 85.7 percent of population-based Healthy People 2020 objectives report estimates by sex in 2013
Target: Not applicable
Target-Setting Method: This measure is being tracked for informational purposes. If warranted, a target will be set during the decade.
Data Sources:
Healthy People 2020 Database (DATA2020), CDC/NCHS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 23-04.
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Baseline: 57.1 percent of population-based Healthy People 2020 objectives report estimates by socioeconomic status in 2013
Target: Not applicable
Target-Setting Method: This measure is being tracked for informational purposes. If warranted, a target will be set during the decade.
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Healthy People 2020 Database (DATA2020), CDC/NCHS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 23-04.
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PHI-8 Increase the proportion of Healthy People 2020 objectives that are tracked regularly at the national level
Baseline: 81 percent of objectives had at least one data point in 2014
Target: 97 percent
Target-Setting Method: Projection/trend analysis
Data Sources:
Healthy People 2020 Database (DATA2020), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 48 percent of objectives had at least two data points in 2014
Target: 84 percent
Target-Setting Method: Projection/trend analysis
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Healthy People 2020 Database (DATA2020), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 45 percent of objectives were tracked at least every 3 years in 2014
Target: 66 percent
Target-Setting Method: Projection/trend analysis
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Healthy People 2020 Database (DATA2020), CDC/NCHS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 23-06.
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Baseline: 74 percent of objectives were tracked by major data sources whose most recent data were released within 1 year of the end of data collection in 2014
Target: 81 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
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Healthy People 2020 Database (DATA2020), CDC/NCHS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 23-07.
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PHI-10 Increase the number of States that record vital events using the latest U.S. standard certificates and report
Baseline: 28 States used the 2003 U.S. standard birth certificate in 2008
Target: 52 (50 States, the District of Columbia, and New York City)
Target-Setting Method: Total coverage
Data Sources:
National Vital Statistics System-Natality (NVSS-N), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 32 States used the 2003 U.S. standard death certificate in 2008
Target: 52 (50 States, the District of Columbia, and New York City)
Target-Setting Method: Total coverage
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National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 22 States used the 2003 U.S. standard report of fetal death in 2008
Target: 52 (50 States, the District of Columbia, and New York City)
Target-Setting Method: Total coverage
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National Vital Statistics System-Fetal Death (NVSS-FD), CDC/NCHS
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PHI-11 Increase the proportion of Tribal and State public health agencies that provide or assure comprehensive laboratory services to support essential public health services
Baseline: 90 percent of State public health agencies provided or assured comprehensive laboratory services to support disease prevention, control, and surveillance in 2008
Target: 99 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
Comprehensive Laboratory Services Survey (CLSS), Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 12-13a.
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Baseline: 55 percent of State public health agencies provided or assured comprehensive laboratory services that had integrated data management in 2008
Target: 60 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
Comprehensive Laboratory Services Survey (CLSS), Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 12-13b.
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Baseline: 78 percent of State public health agencies provided or assured comprehensive laboratory services that had reference and specialized testing in 2008
Target: 86 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
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Comprehensive Laboratory Services Survey (CLSS), Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 12-13c.
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Baseline: 55 percent of State public health agencies provided or assured comprehensive laboratory services for environmental health and protection in 2008
Target: 60 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
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Comprehensive Laboratory Services Survey (CLSS), Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 12-13d.
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Baseline: 27 percent of State public health agencies provided or assured comprehensive laboratory services for food safety in 2008
Target: 30 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
Comprehensive Laboratory Services Survey (CLSS), Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 12-13e.
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Baseline: 43 percent of State public health agencies provided or assured comprehensive laboratory services that had laboratory improvement and regulation in 2008
Target: 47 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
Comprehensive Laboratory Services Survey (CLSS), Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 12-13f.
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Baseline: 67 percent of State public health agencies provided or assured comprehensive laboratory services for policy development in 2008
Target: 74 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
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Comprehensive Laboratory Services Survey (CLSS), Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 12-13g.
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Baseline: 69 percent of State public health agencies provided or assured comprehensive laboratory services for emergency response in 2008
Target: 76 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
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Comprehensive Laboratory Services Survey (CLSS), Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 12-13h.
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Baseline: 29 percent of State public health agencies provided or assured comprehensive laboratory services for public health-related research in 2008
Target: 32 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
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Comprehensive Laboratory Services Survey (CLSS), Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 12-13i.
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Baseline: 49 percent of State public health agencies provided or assured comprehensive laboratory services training and education in 2008
Target: 54 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
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Comprehensive Laboratory Services Survey (CLSS), Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 12-13j.
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Baseline: 61 percent of State public health agencies provided or assured comprehensive laboratory services partnerships and communication in 2008
Target: 67 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
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Comprehensive Laboratory Services Survey (CLSS), Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
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PHI-12 Increase the proportion of public health laboratory systems (including State, Tribal, and local) which perform at a high level of quality in support of the 10 Essential Public Health Services
Baseline: 35 percent of public health laboratory systems (including State, Tribal, and local) performed at a high level of quality in the monitoring of health status to identify and solve community health problems in 2012
Target: 38 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
Public Health Laboratory Systems Survey (PHLSS), Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
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Baseline: 58 percent of public health laboratory systems (including State, Tribal, and local) performed at a high level of quality in support of diagnosing and investigating health problems and health hazards in the community in 2012
Target: 64 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
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Public Health Laboratory Systems Survey (PHLSS), Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
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Baseline: 28 percent of public health laboratory systems (including State, Tribal, and local) performed at a high level of quality with respect to informing, educating, and empowering people about health issues in 2012
Target: 31 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
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Public Health Laboratory Systems Survey (PHLSS), Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
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Baseline: 14 percent of public health laboratory systems (including State, Tribal, and local) performed at a high level of quality in mobilizing community partnerships and action to identify and solve health problems in 2012
Target: 15 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
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Public Health Laboratory Systems Survey (PHLSS), Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
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Baseline: 26 percent of public health laboratory systems (including State, Tribal, and local) performed at a high level of quality in developing policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts in 2012
Target: 29 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
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Public Health Laboratory Systems Survey (PHLSS), Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
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Baseline: 60 percent of public health laboratory systems (including State, Tribal, and local) performed at a high level of quality in the enforcement of laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety in 2012
Target: 66 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
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Public Health Laboratory Systems Survey (PHLSS), Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
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Baseline: 35 percent of public health laboratory systems (including State, Tribal, and local) performed at a high level of quality in linking people to needed personal health services and assure the provision of health care when otherwise unavailable in 2012
Target: 38 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
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Public Health Laboratory Systems Survey (PHLSS), Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
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Baseline: 21 percent of public health laboratory systems (including State, Tribal, and local) performed at a high level of quality in assuring a competent public and personal health care workforce in 2012
Target: 23 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
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Public Health Laboratory Systems Survey (PHLSS), Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
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Baseline: 5 percent of public health laboratory systems (including State, Tribal, and local) performed at a high level of quality in evaluating effectiveness, accessibility, and quality of personal and population-based health services in 2012
Target: 6 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
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Public Health Laboratory Systems Survey (PHLSS), Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
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Baseline: 5 percent of public health laboratory systems (including State, Tribal, and local) performed at a high level of quality in supporting research into new insights and innovative solutions to health problems in 2012
Target: 6 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
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Public Health Laboratory Systems Survey (PHLSS), Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
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PHI-13 Increase the proportion of Tribal, State, and local public health agencies that provide or assure comprehensive epidemiology services to support essential public health services
Baseline: 87 percent of State Epidemiologists had received formal training in epidemiology, as reported in 2009
Target: 100 percent
Target-Setting Method: Total coverage
Data Sources:
Epidemiology Capacity Assessment (ECA), Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE)
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Baseline: 55 percent of State public health agencies provided or assured comprehensive epidemiology services to support essential public health services in 2009
Target: 100 percent
Target-Setting Method: Total coverage
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Epidemiology Capacity Assessment (ECA), Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE)
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Baseline: 35 percent of local public health agencies provided or assured comprehensive epidemiology services to support essential public health services in 2008
Target: 100 percent
Target-Setting Method: Total coverage
Data Sources:
National Profile of Local Health Departments (NACCHO Profile), National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
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PHI-14 Increase the proportion of State and local public health jurisdictions that conduct a public health system assessment using national performance standards
Baseline: 49 percent of State public health systems had ever submitted State Public Health System Performance Assessment data to the National Public Health Performance Standards Program in 2009
Target: 78 percent
Target-Setting Method: Projection/trend analysis
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National Public Health Performance Standards Program (NPHPSP), CDC
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 23-11a.
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Baseline: 28 percent of local public health systems had ever submitted Local Public Health System Performance Assessment data to the National Public Health Performance Standards Program in 2009
Target: 50 percent
Target-Setting Method: Projection/trend analysis
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National Public Health Performance Standards Program (NPHPSP), CDC
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PHI-14.3 (Developmental) Increase the proportion of local boards of health that conduct a public health system assessment using national performance standards
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PHI-15 Increase the proportion of Tribal, State, and local public health agencies that have developed a health improvement plan and increase the proportion of local health jurisdictions that have a health improvement plan linked with their State plan
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Baseline: 49 percent of State public health agencies had developed a health improvement plan in 2012
Target: 54 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
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ASTHO Profile of State Public Health (ASTHO Profile), Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)
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Baseline: 55 percent of local public health agencies had developed a health improvement plan in 2013
Target: 61 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
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National Profile of Local Health Departments (NACCHO Profile), National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
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Baseline: 64 percent of local public health agencies had a health improvement plan linked to their State plan in 2013
Target: 72 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
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PHI-16 Increase the proportion of Tribal, State, and local public health agencies that have implemented an agency-wide quality improvement process
Baseline: 27 percent of State public health agencies have implemented an agency-wide quality improvement process in 2012
Target: 30 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
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ASTHO Profile of State Public Health (ASTHO Profile), Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)
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Baseline: 23 percent of local public health agencies have implemented an agency-wide quality improvement process in 2013
Target: 25 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
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National Profile of Local Health Departments (NACCHO Profile), National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
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PHI-17 Increase the number or proportion of Tribal, State and local public health agencies that are accredited
Baseline: 0 Tribal public health agencies were accredited in 2014
Target: Not applicable
Target-Setting Method: This measure is being tracked for informational purposes. If warranted, a target will be set during the decade.
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Accredited Health Department List, Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB)
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Baseline: 9.8 percent of State public health agencies were accredited as of 2014
Target: 15.8 percent
Target-Setting Method: 6 percentage point improvement
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Baseline: 1.7 percent of local public health agencies were accredited as of 2014
Target: 3.7 percent
Target-Setting Method: 2 percentage point improvement
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