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Table A4. Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) Sexually Transmitted Diseases Goals and Measures

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GPRA GoalsActual PerformanceLong-Term Goal
Goal 1: Reduction in PID (as measured by initial visits to physicians in women 15–44-years of age)104,000100,000113,00089,000
a. Prevalence of chlamydia in women ≤25 years at high-risk*12.8%11.3%11.4%11.7%
b. Incidence of gonorrhea/100,000 population in women 15–44 years of age285255259288
Goal 2: Elimination of Syphilis (as measured by incidence of P&S Syphilis/100,000 population)
a. Incidence of P&S syphilis/100,000 population, men7.67.87.910.2
b. Incidence of P&S syphilis/100,000 population, women1.
c. Incidence of congenital syphilis/100,000 live births10.110.08.717.7
d. Black:white rate ratio of P&S syphilis8.1:19.0:18.0:19.5:1

GPRA GoalsData Source
1National Disease and Therapeutic Index (IMS Health)
1–aNational Job Training Program
1–bRegional Infertility Prevention Projects (IPP), STD Surveillance System (STDSS), NCHHSTP, CDC
2STD Surveillance System (STDSS), NCHHSTP, CDC
2–aSTD Surveillance System (STDSS), NCHHSTP, CDC
2–bSTD Surveillance System (STDSS), NCHHSTP, CDC
2–cSTD Surveillance System (STDSS), NCHHSTP, CDC
2–dSTD Surveillance System (STDSS), NCHHSTP, CDC

* Median state-specific chlamydia prevalence/positivity.
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