About the National Data

Data

Baseline: 33.0 percent of sexual minority students in grades 9 through 12 reported that they were bullied on school property in the past 12 months in 2017

Target: 25.1 percent

Numerator
Number of sexual minority (lesbian, gay, or bisexual) students in grades 9 through 12 who reported they were bullied on school property during the past 12 months.
Denominator
Number of sexual minority (lesbian, gay, or bisexual) students in grades 9 through 12.
Target-setting method

Minimal statistical significance

Target-setting method details
Minimal statistical significance, assuming the same standard error for the target as for the baseline.
Target-setting method justification
Trend data were not available for this objective. The standard error was used to calculate a target based on minimal statistical significance, assuming the same standard error for the target as for the baseline. This method was used because it was a statistically significant improvement from the baseline.

History

Comparable HP2020 objective
Modified, which includes core objectives that are continuing from HP2020 but underwent a change in measurement.
Changes between HP2020 and HP2030
This objective differs from Healthy People 2020 objective IVP-35 in that objective IVP-35 tracked bullying reported by all high school students, while this objective tracks bullying reported by sexual minority high school students.