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IID-13.1 Data Details

IID-13.1 Increase the percentage of noninstitutionalized adults aged 65 years and older who are vaccinated against pneumococcal disease

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)
60.0 (2008)
Target-Setting Method
Maintain consistency with national programs, regulations, policies, and laws.
Number of persons aged 65 years and over who report ever receiving a pneumococcal vaccination
Number of persons aged 65 years and over
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data

From the 2009 National Health Interview Survey:


Have you EVER had a pneumonia vaccination? This shot is usually given only once in a person's lifetime and is different from the flu shot.

Data Collection Frequency
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Retained from HP2010 objective


Additional resources about the objective.

  1. Klein, R.J.; Proctor, S.E.; Boudreault, M.A.; Turczyn, K.M. Healthy People 2010 Criteria for Data Suppression. Statistical Notes No. 24. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 2002.