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Data for Percentage of Positive Results Among Individuals Aged 15-24 Tested for Chlamydia North Carolina vs Healthy North Carolina 2020, 2009-2011

North Carolina vs. HNC2020 Year Percentage of Test Results
North Carolina 2009 9.7%
North Carolina 2010 10.1%
North Carolina 2011 10.9%
HNC 2020 Target 2009 8.7%
HNC 2020 Target 2010 8.7%
HNC 2020 Target 2011 8.7%

Data Notes

This indicator is based on sexually transmitted disease data reported to the State Laboratory of Public Health (SLPH). The SLPH provides testing for the Infertility Prevention Project (IPP), which includes testing for chlamydia.  The state percentage excludes data from Durham, Forsyth, Guilford, Mecklenburg and Wake counties, as they are not funded by the IPP and do not send their screening tests to the SLPH. This may result in a value that does not represent the actual statewide percentage. The HNC 2020 target, which is the target to be reached by 2020, is repeated in the data table for graphing purposes.

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Definition

Test samples that have a positive test result for Chlamydia

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator: Number of individuals aged 15 to 24 tested for chlamydia with a positive result
Denominator: Number of individuals aged 15 to 24 tested for chlamydia

Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 11/30/2012


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