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TU-19.1 Data Details

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TU-19.1 Reduce the illegal sales rate to minors through enforcement of laws prohibiting the sale of tobacco products to minors in States and the District of Columbia

About the Data: National

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

Data Source: 
Synar Program; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (SAMHSA/CSAP)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
No
Measure: 
number
Baseline (Year): 
5 (2009)
Target: 
51
Target-Setting Method: 
Total coverage
Target-Setting Method Justification: 
The objective seeks total elimination of illegal sales to minors in all 50 States and the District of Columbia through enforcement of laws prohibiting the sale of tobacco products to minors.
Numerator: 

Number of States and the District of Columbia with a 5 percent or less illegal sales rate to minors in compliance checks

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

    As required by the Synar Amendment, all 50 States and the District of Columbia submit their baseline sales rates in compliance checks to SAMHSA as part of their annual Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment (SAPT) block grant applications.

Caveats and Limitations: 
The data year listed matches the year the data are reported publicly in the Annual Synar Report, however, the data are actually collected in the previous federal fiscal year. For example, baseline data listed as 2009 are reported in the FFY 2009 Annual Synar Report, but were collected in FFY 2008.

About the Data: State

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the state-level data.

Data Source: 
Synar Program; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (SAMHSA/CSAP)
Measure: 
number
Numerator: 

Number of States and the District of Columbia with a 5 percent or less illegal sales rate to minors in compliance checks

Data Collection Frequency: 
Annual
Methodology Notes: 

      As required by the Synar Amendment, all 50 States and the District of Columbia submit their baseline sales rates in compliance checks to SAMHSA as part of their annual Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment (SAPT) block grant applications.

Caveats and Limitations: 
The data year listed matches the year the data are reported publicly in the Annual Synar Report, however, the data are actually collected in the previous federal fiscal year. For example, baseline data listed as 2009 are reported in the FFY 2009 Annual Synar Report, but were collected in FFY 2008.