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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

    • LGBT-1.1 Increase the number of population-based data systems used to monitor Healthy People 2020 objectives which collect data on (or for) lesbian, gay and bisexual populations

      About the Data

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

      Data Source: 
      Healthy People 2020 Database
      Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
      Yes
      Measure: 
      number
      Baseline (Year): 
      6 (2008)
      Target: 
      12
      Target-Setting Method: 
      Maintain consistency with national programs, regulations, policies, and laws.
      Target-Setting Method Justification: 
      Maintain consistency with national programs. For objective 1.1 a target was determined by a reasonable increase in accordance with current HHS policy.
      Numerator: 

      The number of population-based data systems used to monitor Healthy People 2020 objectives that include at least one question that include lesbian, gay and bisexual populations, or a specific reference to those populations like reporting of anti-homosexual hate crimes.

      Data Collection Frequency: 
      Periodic

      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 to Healthy People 2020 in 2014.
    • LGBT-1.2 (Developmental) Increase the number of population-based data systems used to monitor Healthy People 2020 objectives which collect standardized data that identify lesbian, gay and bisexual populations

      About the Data

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

      Potential Data Source: 
      Healthy People 2020 Database
      Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
      Yes
      Measure: 
      number
      Numerator: 

      ***

      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 was added as a developmental objective in 2012.
    • LGBT-1.3 Increase the number of population-based data systems used to monitor Healthy People 2020 objectives which collect data on (or for) transgender populations

      About the Data

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

      Data Source: 
      Healthy People 2020 Database
      Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
      Yes
      Measure: 
      number
      Baseline (Year): 
      2 (2008)
      Target: 
      4
      Target-Setting Method: 
      Maintain consistency with national programs, regulations, policies, and laws.
      Target-Setting Method Justification: 
      Maintain consistency with national programs. For objective 1.3 a target was determined by a reasonable increase in accordance with current HHS policy.
      Numerator: 

      The number of population based data systems used to monitor Healthy People 2020 objectives that include at least one question that include transgender populations

      Denominator: 

      N/A

      Data Collection Frequency: 
      Periodic

      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 to Healthy People 2020 in 2014.
    • LGBT-1.4 (Developmental) Increase the number of population-based data systems used to monitor Healthy People 2020 objectives which collect standardized data that identify transgender populations

      About the Data

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

      Potential Data Source: 
      Healthy People 2020 Database
      Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
      Yes
      Measure: 
      number
      Numerator: 

      ***

      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 was added as a developmental objective in 2012.
  • 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

    • LGBT-2.1 Increase the number of states, territories and the District of Columbia that include questions on sexual orientation and gender identity in the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)

      About the Data

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

      Data Source: 
      Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
      Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
      Yes
      Measure: 
      number
      Baseline (Year): 
      31 (2014)
      Target: 
      54
      Target-Setting Method: 
      10 percent improvement
      Numerator: 

      Number of states, territories, and the District of Colombia, that include questions on sexual orientation and gender identity in the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS).

      Methodology Notes: 

        All 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the territories of Gaum, The Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico are included in the BRFSS.

        A state or territory is not required to have incorporated the questions in the survey core.

      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.
    • LGBT-2.2 Increase the number of states, territories and the District of Columbia that use the provided module on sexual orientation and gender identity in the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)

      About the Data

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

      Data Source: 
      Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
      Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
      Yes
      Measure: 
      number
      Baseline (Year): 
      20 (2014)
      Target: 
      22
      Target-Setting Method: 
      10 percent improvement
      Numerator: 

      Number of states, territories, and the District of Colombia, that use the provided module on sexual orientation and gender identity in the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS).

      Methodology Notes: 

        All 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the territories of Gaum, The Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico are included in the BRFSS.

        A state or territory is not required to have incorporated the questions in the survey core.

      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.
    • 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.