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National Health Center Program Uniform Data System (UDS) Look-Alike Data

Explore national Health Center Program look-alike 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 awardee UDS data.

Total Number of Reporting Look-Alikes: 87

Reporting Period: 2020

Total Patients Served: 679,010

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.

Access Enhancer
12.64 %
Health Disparities Reducer
8.05 %
Advancing Health Information Technology (HIT) for Quality
40.23 %
COVID-19 Data Reporter
9.20 %
COVID-19 Testing
18.39 %
COVID-19 Vaccinations
9.20 %

Note that percentages represent the number of look-alikes that met the criteria for each CHQR badge from a denominator of look-alikes that reported UDS data.

Expanded Summaries for 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 look-alike 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 look-alike data: Age and Race/Ethnicity, Patient Characteristics, Services, Clinical, and Cost.

Age and Race / Ethnicity 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Total Patients 738,407 721,922 885,031 595,030 679,010
Age (% of total patients)
% Children (< 18 years) 31.05 % 31.40 % 30.91 % 28.63 % 27.32 %
Children (< 18 years) 229,245 226,652 273,580 170,354 185,522
% Adults (18 – 64 years) 60.37 % 59.25 % 59.18 % 60.57 % 61.54 %
Adults (18 – 64 years) 445,776 427,749 523,768 360,415 417,896
% Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 8.58 % 9.35 % 9.91 % 10.80 % 11.13 %
Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 63,386 67,521 87,683 64,261 75,592
Patients By Race & Ethnicity (% known)
% Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 74.27 % 74.34 % 71.16 % 63.82 % 61.94 %
Number of Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 471,489 471,952 554,292 342,016 378,956
% Hispanic/Latino Patients 40.85 % 42.15 % 41.35 % 30.54 % 31.12 %
Number of Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients 273,495 276,267 337,349 171,417 199,907
% Non-Hispanic White Patients 28.99 % 28.98 % 34.02 % 40.71 % 43.43 %
Number of Non-Hispanic White Patients 163,324 162,867 224,597 193,852 232,831
% Asian Patients * 8.77 % 9.25 % 8.30 % 9.49 % 8.33 %
Number of Asian Patients * 49,376 51,966 54,794 45,174 44,636
% Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Patients * 0.63 % 0.63 % 0.61 % 0.61 % 0.47 %
Number of Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Patients * 3,546 3,555 4,058 2,916 2,526
% Black/African American Patients * 25.42 % 24.60 % 23.71 % 24.71 % 23.76 %
Number of Black/African American * 143,180 138,270 156,562 117,645 127,371
% American Indian/Alaska Native Patients * 0.77 % 0.74 % 0.76 % 0.90 % 0.96 %
Number of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients * 4,311 4,136 5,022 4,278 5,143
% More than one race Patients * 2.06 % 1.55 % 2.22 % 3.08 % 2.94 %
Number of Patients with More than one race * 11,617 8,732 14,628 14,649 15,755
Total Patients with Known Race Ethnicity (Denominator) 563,317 561,968 660,268 476,140 536,106
Total Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients (Denominator) 634,813 634,819 778,889 535,868 611,787
Total Hispanic/Latino & Non-Hispanic Latino Patients (Denominator for Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity) 669,463 655,407 815,829 561,330 642,454
Language (% known)
% Best Served in a Language other than English 33.03 % 32.25 % 33.57 % 21.87 % 23.02 %
Number of Patients Best Served in a Language Other than English 243,896 232,811 297,149 130,115 156,330
Patient Characteristics 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Income Status (% of patients with known income)
Total Patients with Known Income (Denominator) 483,590 513,627 587,233 380,226 411,795
% Patients at or Below 200% of Federal Poverty Guideline 91.89 % 93.75 % 91.58 % 89.25 % 88.02 %
Patients at or Below 200% of Federal Poverty Guideline 444,347 481,528 537,803 339,335 362,482
% Patients at or Below 100% of Federal Poverty Guideline (included in above) 70.25 % 72.27 % 72.59 % 64.89 % 63.15 %
Patients at or Below 100% of Federal Poverty Guideline (included in above) 339,744 371,196 426,279 246,718 260,046
Insurance Status (% of total patients)
% None/Uninsured Patients 16.66 % 14.69 % 16.16 % 14.12 % 12.22 %
None/Uninsured Patients 123,005 106,019 143,011 84,028 83,001
% None/Uninsured Children (<18 years) 7.05 % 5.56 % 7.00 % 7.73 % 6.52 %
None/Uninsured Children (<18 years) 16,166 12,613 19,144 13,176 12,092
% Medicaid/CHIP Patients * 60.66 % 61.50 % 57.84 % 54.76 % 53.21 %
Medicaid/CHIP Patients * 447,904 443,983 511,870 325,843 361,335
% Medicare Patients 9.75 % 9.95 % 10.64 % 12.50 % 12.51 %
Medicare Patients 72,025 71,839 94,128 74,353 84,923
% Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) 4.39 % 4.88 % 4.89 % 4.85 % 4.64 %
Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) 32,389 35,206 43,310 28,857 31,530
% Other Third-Party Patients 12.93 % 13.86 % 15.37 % 18.62 % 22.05 %
Other Third-Party Patients 95,473 100,081 136,022 110,806 149,751
Total Patients 738,407 721,922 885,031 595,030 679,010
Children (< 18 years) 229,245 226,652 273,580 170,354 185,522
Special Populations
% Homeless Patients 1.05 % 1.16 % 1.31 % 1.67 % 1.27 %
Total Homeless Patients 7,740 8,370 11,595 9,941 8,594
% Total Agricultural Workers or Dependents 1.04 % 1.22 % 1.91 % 1.90 % 1.72 %
Total Agricultural Workers or Dependents 7,701 8,828 16,889 11,293 11,654
% Public Housing Patients 0.64 % 14.55 % 27.00 % 6.88 % 7.90 %
Total Patients Served at a Health Center Located In or Immediately Accessible to a Public Housing Site 4,738 105,019 238,929 40,946 53,658
% School-Based Health Center Patients 1.59 % 1.43 % 0.95 % 0.92 % 0.80 %
School-Based Health Center Patients 11,774 10,324 8,410 5,476 5,433
% Veterans Patients 0.64 % 0.74 % 0.94 % 1.32 % 1.34 %
Veterans Patients 4,707 5,329 8,360 7,853 9,074
Number of Female Patients (ages 15-44) 190,488 182,885 225,814 147,539 171,440
% Patients Under 15 Who are Female 22.11 % 22.17 % 21.92 % 20.41 % 19.51 %
Number of Patients Under 15 Who are Female 95,620 94,156 113,638 69,900 75,741
Patients 15-64 Who are Female 68.95 % 68.21 % 67.86 % 68.47 % 69.01 %
Number of Patients 15-64 Who are Female 298,195 289,631 351,828 234,497 267,916
Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 8.95 % 9.62 % 10.23 % 11.12 % 11.48 %
Number of Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 38,696 40,844 53,029 38,094 44,566
Total Female Patients (Denominator) 432,511 424,631 518,495 342,491 388,223
Services (% of patients) 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
% Medical Patients 89.18 % 90.80 % 91.16 % 91.76 % 90.53 %
Medical Patients 658,503 655,514 806,826 546,017 614,738
% Dental Patients 11.38 % 11.68 % 9.13 % 9.58 % 8.30 %
Dental Patients 84,007 84,290 80,786 56,978 56,367
% Mental Health Patients 4.09 % 4.56 % 5.11 % 9.06 % 8.70 %
Mental Health Patients 30,181 32,946 45,265 53,909 59,101
% Substance Use Disorder Patients 0.35 % 0.13 % 0.12 % 0.47 % 0.70 %
Substance Use Disorder Patients 2,606 931 1,021 2,781 4,780
% Vision Patients 1.84 % 3.30 % 2.79 % 1.17 % 0.89 %
Vision Patients 13,553 23,820 24,686 6,970 6,026
% Enabling Services Patients 1.82 % 3.31 % 4.11 % 5.44 % 4.37 %
Enabling Services Patients 13,472 23,863 36,360 32,374 29,642
Total Patients 738,407 721,922 885,031 595,030 679,010
Clinical Data 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Patients
Medical Conditions (% of Patients with Medical Conditions)
% Hypertension Patients * 26.01 % 27.45 % 27.07 % 27.18 % 28.01 %
Number of Hypertension Patients * 116,857 122,073 149,028 104,648 123,598
% Diabetes Patients * 15.06 % 16.38 % 15.28 % 14.60 % 14.12 %
Number of Diabetes Patients * 65,471 70,257 81,000 54,031 59,782
% Asthma 5.43 % 5.97 % 5.81 % 5.34 % 5.45 %
Number of Asthma Patients 35,761 39,147 46,868 29,160 33,510
% Symptomatic/Asymptomatic human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) 1.17 % 1.17 % 1.53 % 1.49 % 1.70 %
Number of Symptomatic/Asymptomatic human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) 7,733 7,680 12,356 8,148 10,444
Prenatal
Number of Prenatal Care Patients 19,440 19,718 23,158 12,602 14,117
Number of Prenatal Care Patients who Delivered 10,600 11,046 13,199 7,144 8,119
Quality of Care Measures
Perinatal Health
Early Entry into Prenatal Care (first visit in first trimester) 70.07 % 74.23 % 72.23 % 76.46 % 76.57 %
Number of Access to Prenatal Care (First Prenatal Visit in 1st Trimester) 13,621 14,637 16,727 9,635 10,810
% Low and Very Low Birth Weight 7.72 % 7.23 % 7.34 % 7.55 % 7.22 %
Number of Newborns with Low Birth Weight 821 804 971 542 587
Preventive Health Screening & Services
Cervical Cancer Screening * 52.67 % 53.55 % 53.99 % 51.44 % 46.29 %
Number of Cervical Cancer Screening Patients * 111,978 109,025 134,854 83,791 82,314
Breast Cancer Screening 47.74 %
Number of Female Patients Aged 51 through 73 who had a mammogram to screen for breast cancer 35,784
Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity for Children and Adolescents * 70.54 % 65.30 % 68.76 % 64.67 % 59.66 %
Number of Children Age 3-16 with Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity * 106,276 92,250 124,220 71,574 69,234
Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up Plan * 58.40 % 49.08 % 55.88 % 56.40 % 52.00 %
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older with Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up * 238,298 202,612 282,769 200,739 201,969
Percent Adults Screened for Tobacco Use and Receiving Cessation Intervention * 83.75 % 79.27 % 81.25 % 79.61 % 77.76 %
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older Screened for Tobacco Use and Received Cessation Counseling * 287,423 261,755 335,740 222,995 231,562
Colorectal Cancer Screening * 41.52 % 46.90 % 47.39 % 42.61 % 39.01 %
Number of Patients Screened for Colorectal Cancer * 64,181 73,521 92,351 59,696 60,025
Childhood Immunization Status * 48.97 % 45.81 % 47.24 % 42.73 % 40.77 %
Number of Children Under Age 3 Who Received Appropriate Childhood Immunizations * 5,682 5,243 6,586 3,475 3,371
Screening for Depression and Follow-Up Plan * 57.21 % 60.78 % 64.47 % 57.24 % 53.60 %
Number of Patients Screened for Clinical Depression and if Positive had a Follow-Up Plan Documented * 251,877 258,357 337,995 205,723 213,188
Depression Remission at Twelve Months 14.46 %
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 1,824
Dental Sealants for Children between 6-9 Years 54.10 % 47.71 % 49.44 % 53.93 % 55.40 %
Number of Children Age 6-9 Who Received Dental Sealants 2,223 1,241 1,001 1,089 610
HIV Screening 25.56 %
Number of Patients 15 through 65 years of age who were tested for HIV when within age range 81,579
Chronic Disease Management
Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease * 70.86 % 70.27 %
Number of Patients Aged 21 and Older at High Risk of Cardiovascular Events who were Prescribed or were on Statin Therapy * 37,463 43,904
Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antiplatelet * 80.77 % 73.02 % 76.66 % 72.24 % 72.54 %
Number of Patients Age 18 and Older Diagnosed with Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic * 13,388 11,624 14,888 10,523 11,501
Controlling High Blood Pressure * 63.05 % 63.60 % 61.95 % 62.98 % 55.71 %
Number of Patients with Hypertension (HTN) Whose Blood Pressure (BP) was Controlled (< 140/90 mmHg) * 73,673 77,635 92,328 65,903 68,852
Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control * 35.15 % 35.11 % 33.45 % 33.50 % 36.70 %
Number of Diabetic Patients with Poorly Controlled Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c > 9%) or No Test During Year * 23,016 24,666 27,095 18,099 21,940
% of Patients seen for follow-up within 30 days of first ever HIV diagnosis 76.35 % 75.12 % 72.93 % 88.84 % 80.37 %
Number of HIV Patients Who were Newly Diagnosed HIV and Received Follow-up Treatment 184 163 167 207 172
Cost Data 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Total Cost $703,041,817 $673,484,452 $917,891,445 $656,615,219 $811,926,343
Total Accrued Cost per Patient $952.11 $932.90 $1,037.13 $1,103.50 $1,195.75

Footnotes

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Cells that are shaded blue represent data that was not reported or null values.

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