October 1, 2020

Improving Young Adult Health: Acronyms

Read the full guide, “Improving Young Adult Health: State & Local Strategies for Success,” online or as a PDF.

ACA Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, 2010
ACHA American College Health Association
ANSA-T Child/Adult Needs and Strengths Assessment, Transition to Adulthood Version
AYA/AYAH Adolescent and Young Adult/Adolescent and Young Adult Health
AYAH-NRC Adolescent and Young Adult Health National Resource Center
BRFSS Behavioral Risk Factors Surveillance System
CDC Center for Disease Control and Prevention
IAA Interagency Agreement
LGBTQI Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transexual, Queer or Questioning, and Intersex
MCH/MCHB Maternal and Child Health/Maternal and Child Health Bureau
NCHA National College Health Assessment
SOM State Outcome Measure
SPM State Performance Measure
STI Sexually Transmitted Infection
WISQARS Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System
WONDER Wide-ranging OnLine Data for Epidemiologic Research
YA Young Adult
YI Young Invincibles
YSHCN Youth with Special Healthcare Needs

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