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HIV-14.3 Data Details

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HIV-14.3 Increase the proportion of pregnant women who have been tested for HIV 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.

Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
Yes
Measure: 
percent
Baseline (Year): 
72.0 (2006–10)
Target: 
79.2
Target-Setting Method: 
10 percent improvement
Numerator: 

Number of women aged 15 to 44 years who completed a pregnancy in the past 12 months and who had an HIV test as part of prenatal care

Denominator: 

Number of women aged 15 to 44 years who completed a pregnancy in the past 12 months

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

    From the 2006 National Survey of Family Growth:

    [NUMERATOR:]

    The last time you were pregnant (before you became pregnant this time), were you tested for the HIV virus when you visited the doctor for prenatal care?

    1. Yes
    2. No
    3. Refused
    4. Don’t know
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: 
In 2013, the original baseline and baseline year were revised from 67.4 (2006-2008) to 72.0 (2006-2010) percent of women aged 15-44 years completing a pregnancy within the past 12 months who were tested for HIV during their pregnancy. The target was adjusted from 74.1 to 79.2 to reflect the revised baseline using the original target-setting method. In 2019, this objective was archived.