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LGBT-2.3 Data Details

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LGBT-2.3 Increase the number of states and territories that use the provided module on sexual orientation and gender identity in the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)

About the Data

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.

Data Source: 
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
Yes
Measure: 
number
Baseline (Year): 
28 (2015)
Target: 
31
Target-Setting Method: 
10 percent improvement
Numerator: 

Number of states and territories that use the provided module on sexual orientation and gender identity in the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS).

Methodology Notes: 

    Participating states and territories vary by year in the YRBSS. The count for this objective is not specifically tracking individual states or territories but instead tracks the trend of more states and territories adopting sexual orientation and gender identity measures on their surveys.

Revision History

Any change to the objective text, baseline, target, target-setting method or data source since the Healthy People 2020 launch.

Description of Changes Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
This objective is new in 2015.