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OA-7.5 Data Details

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OA-7.5 Increase the proportion of physical therapists with geriatric certification

About the Data

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

Data Source: 
American Physical Therapy Association and American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
No
Measure: 
percent
Baseline (Year): 
0.6 (2009)
Target: 
0.7
Target-Setting Method: 
10 percent improvement
Numerator: 

Number of licensed physical therapists with gerontological certification

Denominator: 

Number of licensed physical therapists

Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective: 
Not applicable
Data Collection Frequency: 
Biennial
Methodology Notes: 

    Specialists with geriatric certification are included in the data sources listed.