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2 Past Selection Criteria Described for the Leading Health Indicators and Other High-Level Indicator Sets
Pages 11-14

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... The following sections describe the committee's thinking regarding these sets of criteria. In the Healthy People 2010 initiative, the LHIs were defined as a subset of the Healthy People 2010 objectives that reflect the major public health concerns in the United States … chosen on the basis of their abil ity to motivate action, the availability of data to measure their progress, and their relevance as broad public health issues.
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... . The 2015 IOM report Vital Signs: Core Metrics for Health and Health Care Progress outlined criteria for a small set of national measures.
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... ; • Methodologically rigorous (having suitable methodological and quantitative characteristics, such as sensitivity, specificity, reli ability, validity, and consistency over time, and being managed by an established, regularly updated process) ; and • Accepted and harmonized (e.g., endorsed by the National Quality Forum or used by America's Health Rankings or County Health Rankings)

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