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AH-5.6 School absenteeism from illness/injury: teens 12-17 (percent)

Numerator: Adolescents (12-17) who missed 11 or more whole school days during the preceding 12 months because of illness or injury

Denominator Statement: Adolescents (12-17) who attended school during the preceding 12 months

Measure Set: HP 2020

Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS)National Surveys

Target Population: Adolescents

Categories: Social Determinants of Health, Education, School attendance

Additional Information: https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topics-objectives/topic/Adolescent-Health/objectives

Keywords: Excused absences

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