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AH-1 Data Details

AH-1 Increase the proportion of adolescents who have had a wellness checkup in the past 12 months

About the Data

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

National Data Source
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics (CDC/NCHS)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
Baseline (Year)
68.7 (2008)
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Number of adolescents aged 10 to 17 years who received a wellness checkup during the past 12 months when not sick or injured
Number of adolescents aged 10 -17 years
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data

From the 2008 National Health Interview Survey:


DURING THE PAST 12 MONTHS, did [fill1: alias] receive a well-child check-up, that is a general check-up, when [fill2: he/she] was not sick or injured?

  1. Yes
  2. No
  3. Refused
  4. Don't know
Data Collection Frequency
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Not applicable