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HIV-14.4 Data Details

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HIV-14.4 Increase the proportion of adolescents and young adults 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: 
Baseline (Year): 
17.1 (2006–10)
Target-Setting Method: 
10 percent improvement

Number of persons 15-24 years of age who have had an HIV test in the past 12 months, outside of blood donation


Number of persons 15-24 years of age

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

    From the 2006 National Survey of Family Growth:


    (Apart from testing that may have been done with your blood donations,)Have you ever had your blood tested for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS?

    1. Yes
    2. No

    When did you have that test for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS? If you have had more than one test, please tell me the date of the most recent one.

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: 
The original baseline and baseline year awere revised from 15.6 to 17.1 and from 2006-08 to 2006-10, respectively. The target was adjusted from 17.2 to 18.8 to reflect the revised baseline using the original target-setting method. In 2013, HIV-14.4 was archived with data because in April 2013, USPSTF released updated recommendations for HIV screening. There currently is no recommendation for all adolescents and adults to be tested annually.