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Target Values for the EHE Indicators

For Incidence indicator icon incidence and Diagnoses indicator icon diagnoses, the stated EHE 2030 goal is a 90% reduction from baseline year (2017) and the stated 2025 target is a 75% reduction; the 2030 and 2025 targets for both incidence and diagnoses were calculated as follows:

  1. 2030: Calculate 90% from baseline using the formula: 2017 baseline value*0.10
  2. 2025: Calculate 75% from baseline using the formula: 2017 baseline value*0.25

The stated 2030 and 2025 target values for other EHE indicators are as follows:

  • Knowledge of Status indicator icon Knowledge of status: 95%
  • Linkage to Care indicator icon Linkage to care: 95%
  • Viral Suppression indicator icon Viral suppression: 95%
  • PrEP Coverage indicator icon PrEP coverage: 50%

For more information on target values for the EHE indicators, please refer to the following reports:

  1. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. February 26, 2020. What is ‘Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America’? [Online]. Available at (Accessed: March 5, 2020).
  2. Harris NS, Johnson AS, Huang YA, et al. Vital Signs: Status of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Testing, Viral Suppression, and HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis — United States, 2013–2018. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2019;68:1117–1123. DOI: icon