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AH-1 Increase the proportion of adolescents who have had a wellness checkup in the past 12 months

About the Data

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

Data Source: 
National Health Interview Survey
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
Baseline (Year): 
68.7 (2008)
Target-Setting Method: 
10 percent improvement

Number of adolescents aged 10 to 17 years who received a wellness checkup during the past 12 months when not sick or injured


Number of adolescents aged 10 -17 years

Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective: 
Not applicable
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data: 

    From the 2008 National Health Interview Survey:


    DURING THE PAST 12 MONTHS, did [fill1: alias] receive a well-child check-up, that is a general check-up, when [fill2: he/she] was not sick or injured?

    1. Yes
    2. No
    3. Refused
    4. Don't know
Data Collection Frequency: 
Trend Issues: 
Beginning with 2018, the American Community Survey questions are no longer available in the NHIS. As a result, tabulated data by disability are discontinued after 2017.