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National Health Center Program Uniform Data System (UDS) Awardee Data

Explore national Health Center Program awardee aggregated data on patient characteristics, services provided, clinical processes and health outcomes, patients' use of services, staffing, costs, and revenues by viewing expanded summaries of UDS tables and a summary of key UDS data measures over the last five years. Also see national Health Center Program look-alike UDS data.

Total Number of Reporting Program Awardees: 1,375

Reporting Period: 2020

Total Patients Served: 28,590,897

Reporting Source: Uniform Data System (UDS) Report

Community Health Center Quality Recognition (CHQR) Badges

The CHQR badges recognize Health Center Program awardees and LALs that have made notable quality improvement achievements in the areas of access, quality, health equity, and health information technology for the most recent UDS reporting period. Additionally, COVID-19 badges were introduced to recognize health centers’ contributions to the public health emergency response in the areas of data collection, testing, and vaccinations. Learn more.

National Quality Leader
1.24 %
Health Center Quality Leader - Gold
9.45 %
Health Center Quality Leader - Silver
10.18 %
Health Center Quality Leader - Bronze
8.51 %
Access Enhancer
8.80 %
Health Disparities Reducer
6.62 %
Advancing Health Information Technology (HIT) for Quality
61.67 %
COVID-19 Data Reporter
29.45 %
COVID-19 Testing
21.09 %
COVID-19 Vaccinations
11.78 %
Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH)
76.80 %

Note that percentages represent the number of health center awardees that met the criteria for each CHQR badge from a denominator of health centers that reported UDS data.

Expanded Summaries of 2020 UDS Data Tables

The UDS includes tables that provide consistent demographic, clinical, operational, and financial data. View national aggregated summaries of UDS health center awardee data. For more detailed descriptions of UDS tables, visit the UDS Resources page to access UDS manuals and other reporting documentation.


Go to the HRSA Electronic Reading Room to download publicly available UDS data. Visit the Data Downloads page to download a list of federally-funded Health Center Service Delivery and Look–Alike Sites that provide health services.

UDS Data Five-Year Summary

Select five-year national summaries of awardee data: Age and Race/Ethnicity, Patient Characteristics, Services, Clinical, and Cost.

Age and Race / Ethnicity 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Total Patients 25,860,296 27,174,372 28,379,680 29,836,613 28,590,897
Age (% of total patients)
% Children (< 18 years) 30.96 % 30.89 % 30.78 % 30.85 % 27.53 %
Children (< 18 years) 8,005,982 8,395,134 8,736,509 9,204,942 7,872,249
% Adults (18 – 64 years) 60.73 % 60.41 % 60.05 % 59.55 % 62.21 %
Adults (18 – 64 years) 15,705,993 16,416,970 17,041,599 17,767,170 17,786,985
% Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 8.31 % 8.69 % 9.17 % 9.60 % 10.25 %
Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 2,148,321 2,362,268 2,601,572 2,864,501 2,931,663
Patients By Race & Ethnicity (% known)
% Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 62.27 % 62.72 % 62.89 % 62.99 % 62.24 %
Number of Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 15,228,089 16,157,234 16,825,443 17,642,962 16,563,363
% Hispanic/Latino Patients 35.42 % 35.76 % 36.27 % 36.84 % 36.78 %
Number of Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients 8,856,531 9,400,723 9,906,024 10,533,244 10,002,076
% Non-Hispanic White Patients 41.46 % 41.07 % 41.09 % 40.99 % 41.72 %
Number of Non-Hispanic White Patients 9,225,540 9,603,574 9,928,725 10,365,550 10,049,171
% Asian Patients * 3.98 % 4.12 % 4.20 % 4.22 % 4.05 %
Number of Asian Patients * 886,362 962,844 1,015,820 1,067,956 974,555
% Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Patients * 1.13 % 1.13 % 1.11 % 1.12 % 1.03 %
Number of Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Patients * 252,282 264,289 267,477 283,177 247,872
% Black/African American Patients * 22.63 % 22.41 % 22.16 % 21.69 % 21.26 %
Number of Black/African American * 5,035,016 5,240,402 5,352,933 5,483,698 5,119,601
% American Indian/Alaska Native Patients * 1.37 % 1.36 % 1.38 % 1.45 % 1.46 %
Number of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients * 304,832 317,352 333,246 366,768 350,744
% More than one race Patients * 3.20 % 3.49 % 3.30 % 3.45 % 3.08 %
Number of Patients with More than one race * 712,395 815,025 796,788 872,436 742,472
Total Patients with Known Race Ethnicity (Denominator) 22,252,804 23,385,766 24,160,943 25,285,566 24,084,895
Total Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients (Denominator) 24,453,629 25,760,808 26,754,168 28,008,512 26,612,534
Total Hispanic/Latino & Non-Hispanic Latino Patients (Denominator for Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity) 25,001,720 26,291,661 27,314,966 28,593,716 27,192,147
Language (% known)
% Best Served in a Language other than English 23.55 % 23.72 % 23.63 % 24.66 % 24.37 %
Number of Patients Best Served in a Language Other than English 6,090,644 6,446,929 6,706,410 7,356,355 6,968,664
Patient Characteristics 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Income Status (% of patients with known income)
Total Patients with Known Income (Denominator) 18,684,693 19,498,453 20,373,081 21,353,559 19,379,321
% Patients at or Below 200% of Federal Poverty Guideline 91.95 % 91.48 % 91.33 % 91.06 % 90.62 %
Patients at or Below 200% of Federal Poverty Guideline 17,180,779 17,836,567 18,607,652 19,445,538 17,562,189
% Patients at or Below 100% of Federal Poverty Guideline (included in above) 70.02 % 69.15 % 68.23 % 67.97 % 67.95 %
Patients at or Below 100% of Federal Poverty Guideline (included in above) 13,083,637 13,483,840 13,899,913 14,514,557 13,167,692
Insurance Status (% of total patients)
% None/Uninsured Patients 23.43 % 22.88 % 22.62 % 22.74 % 21.82 %
None/Uninsured Patients 6,059,126 6,216,811 6,419,472 6,783,710 6,239,691
% None/Uninsured Children (<18 years) 13.04 % 12.70 % 12.52 % 12.98 % 11.26 %
None/Uninsured Children (<18 years) 1,044,251 1,066,596 1,093,990 1,194,385 886,242
% Medicaid/CHIP Patients * 49.69 % 49.64 % 49.00 % 48.20 % 46.87 %
Medicaid/CHIP Patients * 12,850,861 13,490,591 13,905,805 14,380,852 13,399,492
% Medicare Patients 9.22 % 9.40 % 9.66 % 9.81 % 10.40 %
Medicare Patients 2,384,323 2,555,311 2,741,037 2,927,781 2,973,398
% Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) 3.63 % 3.82 % 3.74 % 3.77 % 3.92 %
Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) 939,492 1,038,609 1,062,522 1,125,689 1,120,141
% Other Third-Party Patients 17.66 % 18.07 % 18.72 % 19.25 % 20.91 %
Other Third-Party Patients 4,565,986 4,911,659 5,313,366 5,744,270 5,978,316
Total Patients 25,860,296 27,174,372 28,379,680 29,836,613 28,590,897
Children (< 18 years) 8,005,982 8,395,134 8,736,509 9,204,942 7,872,249
Special Populations
% Homeless Patients 4.88 % 5.01 % 4.98 % 4.89 % 4.50 %
Total Homeless Patients 1,262,961 1,361,675 1,413,256 1,459,446 1,287,854
% Total Agricultural Workers or Dependents 3.70 % 3.58 % 3.51 % 3.46 % 3.42 %
Total Agricultural Workers or Dependents 957,529 972,251 995,232 1,031,049 977,744
% Public Housing Patients 10.41 % 12.75 % 15.56 % 17.31 % 18.14 %
Total Patients Served at a Health Center Located In or Immediately Accessible to a Public Housing Site 2,691,329 3,466,074 4,415,160 5,165,074 5,187,617
% School-Based Health Center Patients 2.92 % 2.95 % 2.89 % 2.97 % 2.30 %
School-Based Health Center Patients 755,423 802,630 819,177 885,553 658,551
% Veterans Patients 1.28 % 1.31 % 1.36 % 1.34 % 1.32 %
Veterans Patients 330,271 355,648 385,222 398,788 376,634
Number of Female Patients (ages 15-44) 6,718,116 7,014,487 7,262,983 7,560,990 7,406,262
% Patients Under 15 Who are Female 22.29 % 22.20 % 22.14 % 22.21 % 19.72 %
Number of Patients Under 15 Who are Female 3,329,917 3,483,223 3,623,192 3,809,299 3,243,739
Patients 15-64 Who are Female 69.15 % 68.86 % 68.46 % 67.98 % 69.89 %
Number of Patients 15-64 Who are Female 10,329,419 10,802,779 11,201,800 11,661,973 11,496,767
Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 8.56 % 8.94 % 9.39 % 9.81 % 10.39 %
Number of Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 1,278,257 1,401,777 1,536,363 1,682,905 1,709,071
Total Female Patients (Denominator) 14,937,593 15,687,779 16,361,355 17,154,177 16,449,577
Services (% of patients) 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
% Medical Patients 84.61 % 84.15 % 83.96 % 83.89 % 85.79 %
Medical Patients 21,880,295 22,866,468 23,827,122 25,029,835 24,529,374
% Dental Patients 21.87 % 22.51 % 22.57 % 22.50 % 18.03 %
Dental Patients 5,656,190 6,116,732 6,406,667 6,712,204 5,155,619
% Mental Health Patients 6.92 % 7.54 % 7.93 % 8.65 % 8.79 %
Mental Health Patients 1,788,577 2,049,194 2,249,876 2,581,706 2,512,287
% Substance Use Disorder Patients 0.55 % 0.62 % 0.79 % 1.09 % 1.03 %
Substance Use Disorder Patients 141,569 168,508 223,390 325,732 294,645
% Vision Patients 2.32 % 2.47 % 2.63 % 2.78 % 2.14 %
Vision Patients 599,314 670,973 746,087 828,977 612,163
% Enabling Services Patients 9.60 % 9.38 % 9.14 % 8.74 % 7.30 %
Enabling Services Patients 2,482,751 2,549,897 2,593,393 2,608,861 2,085,916
Total Patients 25,860,296 27,174,372 28,379,680 29,836,613 28,590,897
Clinical Data 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Patients
Medical Conditions (% of Patients with Medical Conditions)
% Hypertension Patients * 26.22 % 27.12 % 27.57 % 28.17 % 28.89 %
Number of Hypertension Patients * 3,920,129 4,240,467 4,497,046 4,820,688 5,079,953
% Diabetes Patients * 14.30 % 14.98 % 15.20 % 15.28 % 14.70 %
Number of Diabetes Patients * 2,071,326 2,266,902 2,395,226 2,521,656 2,492,981
% Asthma 5.47 % 5.57 % 5.50 % 5.41 % 5.27 %
Number of Asthma Patients 1,196,242 1,272,531 1,309,728 1,353,710 1,292,512
% Symptomatic/Asymptomatic human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) 0.72 % 0.72 % 0.80 % 0.78 % 0.77 %
Number of Symptomatic/Asymptomatic human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) 158,323 165,745 191,717 196,218 189,970
Prenatal
Number of Prenatal Care Patients 559,848 573,026 563,740 583,328 551,990
Number of Prenatal Care Patients who Delivered 295,913 299,373 300,100 312,956 299,442
Quality of Care Measures
Perinatal Health
Early Entry into Prenatal Care (first visit in first trimester) 74.06 % 73.97 % 73.82 % 73.81 % 73.48 %
Number of Access to Prenatal Care (First Prenatal Visit in 1st Trimester) 414,605 423,872 416,147 430,566 405,628
% Low and Very Low Birth Weight 7.80 % 8.03 % 8.00 % 8.05 % 8.18 %
Number of Newborns with Low Birth Weight 22,989 24,023 23,951 25,011 24,403
Preventive Health Screening & Services
Cervical Cancer Screening * 54.36 % 55.67 % 55.95 % 56.53 % 51.00 %
Number of Cervical Cancer Screening Patients * 3,655,375 3,894,117 3,996,179 4,184,135 3,807,992
Breast Cancer Screening 45.34 %
Number of Female Patients Aged 51 through 73 who had a mammogram to screen for breast cancer 1,438,426
Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity for Children and Adolescents * 62.92 % 65.85 % 69.16 % 71.21 % 65.13 %
Number of Children Age 3-16 with Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity * 3,035,019 3,288,504 3,549,030 3,870,784 3,032,670
Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up Plan * 62.46 % 63.85 % 70.15 % 72.43 % 65.72 %
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older with Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up * 8,992,118 9,527,334 10,860,741 11,763,627 10,118,632
Percent Adults Screened for Tobacco Use and Receiving Cessation Intervention * 85.19 % 87.50 % 88.09 % 87.17 % 83.43 %
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older Screened for Tobacco Use and Received Cessation Counseling * 9,778,996 10,309,070 10,576,939 11,060,418 10,085,837
Colorectal Cancer Screening * 39.89 % 42.02 % 44.11 % 45.56 % 40.09 %
Number of Patients Screened for Colorectal Cancer * 2,047,900 2,271,055 2,491,769 2,741,612 2,448,976
Childhood Immunization Status * 42.80 % 40.24 % 39.44 % 39.75 % 40.42 %
Number of Children Under Age 3 Who Received Appropriate Childhood Immunizations * 155,375 154,557 156,116 163,156 147,992
Screening for Depression and Follow-Up Plan * 60.34 % 66.15 % 70.57 % 71.61 % 64.21 %
Number of Patients Screened for Clinical Depression and if Positive had a Follow-Up Plan Documented * 8,791,303 9,904,540 10,836,660 11,569,790 10,280,203
Depression Remission at Twelve Months 13.69 %
Number of Patients 12 years of age and older with major depression or dysthymia who reached remission 12 months (+/- 60 days) after an index event 69,303
Dental Sealants for Children between 6-9 Years 48.71 % 50.71 % 52.80 % 56.80 % 48.68 %
Number of Children Age 6-9 Who Received Dental Sealants 134,294 135,142 142,158 143,565 81,624
HIV Screening 32.29 %
Number of Patients 15 through 65 years of age who were tested for HIV when within age range 4,911,370
Chronic Disease Management
Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease * 70.09 % 71.92 %
Number of Patients Aged 21 and Older at High Risk of Cardiovascular Events who were Prescribed or were on Statin Therapy * 1,923,784 2,050,240
Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antiplatelet * 78.40 % 79.27 % 80.86 % 80.78 % 78.80 %
Number of Patients Age 18 and Older Diagnosed with Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic * 423,148 431,614 433,242 460,054 450,603
Controlling High Blood Pressure * 62.39 % 62.71 % 63.26 % 64.62 % 57.98 %
Number of Patients with Hypertension (HTN) Whose Blood Pressure (BP) was Controlled (< 140/90 mmHg) * 2,445,898 2,659,309 2,844,723 3,115,128 2,945,580
Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control * 32.10 % 32.95 % 32.79 % 31.95 % 35.60 %
Number of Diabetic Patients with Poorly Controlled Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c > 9%) or No Test During Year * 664,855 746,932 785,346 805,728 887,573
% of Patients seen for follow-up within 30 days of first ever HIV diagnosis 83.17 % 84.52 % 85.55 % 87.21 % 81.41 %
Number of HIV Patients Who were Newly Diagnosed HIV and Received Follow-up Treatment 6,796 6,812 6,729 6,248 5,132
Cost Data 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Total Health Center Cluster $4,318,331,539 $4,599,152,286 $4,718,365,832 $4,929,883,133 $4,734,433,643
Total Cost $23,011,860,613 $25,597,401,177 $28,100,675,862 $31,161,368,639 $33,074,410,001
Total Accrued Cost per Patient $889.85 $941.97 $990.17 $1,044.40 $1,156.82

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