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PHI-14.2 Data Details

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PHI-14.2 Increase the proportion of local public health systems that conduct a public health system assessment using national performance standards

About the Data

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

Data Source: 
National Public Health Performance Standards Program
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
Yes
Measure: 
percent
Baseline (Year): 
28 (2009)
Target: 
50
Target-Setting Method: 
Projection/trend analysis
Numerator: 

Number of local public health systems that have ever submitted Local Public Health System Performance Assessment data to the National Public Health Performance Standards Program

Denominator: 

Number of local public health systems

Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective: 
Retained from HP2010 objective
Data Collection Frequency: 
Annual
Methodology Notes: 

    The National Public Health Performance Standards Program (NPHPSP) is a collaborative effort to enhance the nation's public health systems. Seven national public health organizations have partnered to develop national performance standards for state and local public health systems. The NPHPSP helps agencies quantify how well they provide the 10 essential public health services.

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 2014, the target was revised from 1 to 0 decimal places to match the number of decimal places in the measure.

References

Additional resources about the objective

  1. National Public Health Performance Standards Program (NPHPSP) Assessment Instruments