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ECBP-4.6 Data Details

ECBP-4.6 Increase the proportion of elementary, middle, and senior high schools that provide school health education in ways to prevent vision and hearing loss to promote personal health and wellness

About the Data

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

National Data Source
School Health Policies and Practices Study (SHPPS); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (CDC/NCHHSTP)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
percent 
Baseline (Year)
49.4 (2006)
Target
54.3
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Numerator
Number of elementary, middle, and senior high schools that provide school health education to promote personal health and wellness in ways to prevent vision and hearing loss in at least one required class or course.
Denominator
Number of elementary middle, and senior high schools
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data

From the 2006 School Health Policies and Programs Study:

[NUMERATOR:]

As I read the topics listed on this card, please tell me if you taught about each one in the class.

Did you teach about

Ways to prevent vision and hearing loss?

  1. Yes
  2. No
Data Collection Frequency
Periodic
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Not applicable
Methodology Notes

Starting with the 2012 survey, the name of the SHPPS survey was changed from the School Health Policies and Programs Study to the School Health Policies and Practices Study.