Improving Young Adult Health: Acronyms


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ACAPatient Protection and Affordable Care Act, 2010
ACHAAmerican College Health Association
ANSA-TChild/Adult Needs and Strengths Assessment, Transition to Adulthood Version
AYA/AYAHAdolescent and Young Adult/Adolescent and Young Adult Health
AYAH-NRCAdolescent and Young Adult Health National Resource Center
BRFSSBehavioral Risk Factors Surveillance System
CDCCenter for Disease Control and Prevention
IAAInteragency Agreement
LGBTQILesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transexual, Queer or Questioning, and Intersex
MCH/MCHBMaternal and Child Health/Maternal and Child Health Bureau
NCHANational College Health Assessment
SOMState Outcome Measure
SPMState Performance Measure
STISexually Transmitted Infection
WISQARSWeb-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System
WONDERWide-ranging OnLine Data for Epidemiologic Research
YAYoung Adult
YIYoung Invincibles
YSHCNYouth with Special Healthcare Needs

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