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LGBT-1.1 Data Details

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LGBT-1.1 Increase the number of population-based data systems used to monitor Healthy People 2020 objectives which collect data on (or for) lesbian, gay and bisexual populations

About the Data

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

Data Source: 
Healthy People 2020 Database
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
Yes
Measure: 
number
Baseline (Year): 
6 (2008)
Target: 
12
Target-Setting Method: 
Maintain consistency with national programs, regulations, policies, and laws.
Target-Setting Method Justification: 
Maintain consistency with national programs. For objective 1.1 a target was determined by a reasonable increase in accordance with current HHS policy.
Numerator: 

The number of population-based data systems used to monitor Healthy People 2020 objectives that include at least one question that include lesbian, gay and bisexual populations, or a specific reference to those populations like reporting of anti-homosexual hate crimes.

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: 
This objective is new to Healthy People 2020 in 2014.