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HIV-17.1 Data Details

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HIV-17.1 Increase the proportion of sexually active unmarried females aged 15 to 44 years who use condoms

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): 
35.1 (2006–10)
Target-Setting Method: 
10 percent improvement

Number of sexually active, unmarried females aged 15 to 44 years who reported using a condom at last sexual intercourse


Number of sxually active, unmarried females aged 15 to 44 years

Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective: 
Adapted from HP2010 objective
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data: 

    From the 2006 National Survey of Family Growth:


    What is your current marital status? Are you:

    1. Married
    2. Widowed
    3. Divorced
    4. Separated, because you and your husband are not getting along
    5. Never been married

    The last time you had intercourse, did you or your partner use any method?

    [If yes:]

    Which methods?

    1. Birth control pills
    2. Condom
    3. Partner's vasectomy
    4. Diaphragm
    5. Foam
    6. Jelly or cream
    7. Cervical cap
    8. Suppository, insert
    9. Today sponge
    10. Female condom, vaginal pouch
    11. IUD, Coil, Loop
    12. Norplant
    13. Depo-provera,Injectables
    14. Morning after pill
    15. Rhythm or safe period by calendar
    16. Safe period by temperature, or cervical mucus test, natural family planning
    17. Withdrawal, pulling out
    18. Respondent sterile
    19. Partner sterile
    20. Other method (specify)

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 were revised from 34.5 to 35.1 and from 2006-08 to 2006-10, respectively. The target was adjusted from 38.0 to 38.6 to reflect the revised baseline using the original target-setting method. In 2013, HIV-17.1 was archived with data because In response to NHAS, CDC has adopted a high impact approach to HIV prevention concentrates resources on subpopulations disproportionately affected by HIV rather than the general population.