C 1: Reduce the overall cancer death rate. Baseline: 178.4 cancer deaths per 1,000 population. Target: 10 percent improvement. Data Source: National Vital Statistics System (NVSS), CDC, NCHS


EH 1: Reduce the number of days the Air Quality Index (AQI) exceeds 100. Baseline: 11 days exceeded 100 on the Air Quality Index (AQI) in 2008. Target: 10 days. Data Source: Air Quality System (formerly the Aerometric Information Retrieval System), EPA


EMC 1: (Developmental) Increase the proportion of children who are ready for school in all five domains of healthy development: physical development, social-emotional development, approaches to learning, language, and cognitive development. No baseline or target given. Data Source: National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH), HRSA, MCHS; CDC, NCHS; National Household Education Surveys (NHES), ED


FP 8: Reduce pregnancy rates among adolescent females.

FP 8.1: Reduce the pregnancy rate among adolescent females aged 15 to 17 years. Baseline: 40.2 pregnancies per 1,000. Target: 10 percent improvement. Data Source: Abortion Provider Survey, Guttmacher Institute; Abortion Surveillance Data, CDC, NCCDPHP; National Vital Statistics System–Natality (NVSS–N), CDC, NCHS; National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG), CDC, NCHS

FP 8.2: Reduce the pregnancy rate among adolescent females aged 18 to 19 years. Baseline: 117.7 pregnancies per 1,000. Target: 10 percent improvement. Data Source: Abortion Provider Survey, Guttmacher Institute; National Vital Statistics System (NVSS), CDC, NCHS; National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG), CDC, NCHS; Abortion Surveillance Data, CDC, NCCDPHP

HA 1: Reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI). Baseline: 1.0 Standardized Infection Ratio (SIR). Target: 0.25 SIR or 75 percent reduction. Data Source: National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN), CDC


HC/HIT 1: (Developmental) Improve the health literacy of the population.

HC/HIT 1.1: Increase the proportion of persons who report their health care provider always gave them easy-to-understand instructions about what to do to take care of their illness or health condition. No baseline or target given. Data Source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS), AHRQ



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