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IID-1.4 Data Details

IID-1.4 Reduce measles cases (U.S.-acquired cases)

About the Data

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

National Data Source
National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Surveillance and Informatics Program Office (CDC/PHSIPO)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
number 
Baseline (Year)
115 (2008)
Target
30
Target-Setting Method
Projection/trend analysis
Numerator
Number of confirmed U.S.-acquired cases of measles
Data Collection Frequency
Annual
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Retained from HP2010 objective
Methodology Notes

A case definition for confirmed U.S.-acquired cases of measles is available from CDC. Imported cases of measles were not included.

References

Additional resources about the objective.

  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Case definitions for infectious conditions under public health surveillance can be found at: http://www.cdc.gov/ncphi/disss/nndss/casedef