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IID-12.5 Data Details

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IID-12.5 Increase the percentage of noninstitutionalized adults aged 18 to 64 years who are vaccinated annually against seasonal influenza

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): 
24.9 (2008)
Target: 
80.0
Target-Setting Method: 
Maintain consistency with national programs, regulations, policies, and laws.
Numerator: 

Number of persons aged 18 to 64 years who report receiving an influenza vaccination during September through February of the survey year

Denominator: 

Number of persons aged 18 to 64 years. Only interviews conducted from March through August of the data year are included.

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

    From the 2008 National Health Interview Survey:

    [NUMERATOR:]

    During the PAST 12 MONTHS, have you had a flu shot? A flu shot is usually given in the fall and protects against influenza for the flu season. During what month and year did you receive your most recent flu shot?

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, objectives IID-12.5 through 12.8 objectives were consolidated and revised to IID-12.12.