AH-5.6 Absenteeism

Measure: Decrease school absenteeism among adolescents with bleeding disorders due to illness or injury.

Data Source:  Community Counts, CDC Public Health Surveillance in Bleeding Disorders Patient Registry

2014 Baseline: 8.7%

2015 Most Recent Results: 5.7%

Calculation:
Numerator: The number of adolescents 12-17 years who missed 11 or more days during the preceding 12 months because of injury for illness.

Denominator: The number of adolescents 12-17 years who attended school during the preceding 12 months.

2015 Conclusion: The number of adolescents 12-17 years who missed 11 or more days decreased from a baseline of 8.7% in 2014 to 5.7% in 2015.