About the National Data

Data

Data source:  Food Safety Survey, FDA

Baseline: 85.0 percent of consumers correctly followed the recommendation to properly chill a soup or stew containing meat in 2016

Target: 88.0 percent

Numerator
The percent of consumers aged 18 years and older who report they follow the key food safety practice: chill.
Denominator
Number of practices measured among persons aged 18 years and older who prepare food (consumers).
Target-setting method

Percentage point improvement

Target-setting method details
Percentage point improvement from the baseline using Cohen's h effect size of 0.10.
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Target-setting method justification
Trend data were not available for this objective. A percentage point improvement was calculated using Cohen's h effect size of 0.1. This method was used because it was a statistically significant improvement from the baseline.

History

Comparable HP2020 objective
Retained, which includes core objectives that are continuing from HP2020 with no change in measurement.

Footnotes

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Effect size h=0.1 was chosen to correspond with 10% improvement from a baseline of 50%.