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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: 108

Reporting Period: 2021

Total Patients Served: 955,065

Reporting Source: Uniform Data System (UDS) Report

Expanded Summaries for 2021 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.


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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 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Total Patients 721,922 885,031 595,030 679,010 955,065
Age (% of total patients)
% Children (< 18 years) 31.40 % 30.91 % 28.63 % 27.32 % 29.56 %
Children (< 18 years) 226,652 273,580 170,354 185,522 282,334
% Adults (18 – 64 years) 59.25 % 59.18 % 60.57 % 61.54 % 59.21 %
Adults (18 – 64 years) 427,749 523,768 360,415 417,896 565,477
% Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 9.35 % 9.91 % 10.80 % 11.13 % 11.23 %
Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 67,521 87,683 64,261 75,592 107,254
Patients By Race & Ethnicity (% known)
% Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 74.34 % 71.16 % 63.82 % 61.94 % 62.09 %
Number of Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 471,952 554,292 342,016 378,956 536,009
% Hispanic/Latino Patients 42.15 % 41.35 % 30.54 % 31.12 % 33.73 %
Number of Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients 276,267 337,349 171,417 199,907 302,931
% Non-Hispanic White Patients 28.98 % 34.02 % 40.71 % 43.43 % 43.38 %
Number of Non-Hispanic White Patients 162,867 224,597 193,852 232,831 327,314
% Asian Patients * 9.25 % 8.30 % 9.49 % 8.33 % 7.69 %
Number of Asian Patients * 51,966 54,794 45,174 44,636 58,001
% Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Patients * 0.63 % 0.61 % 0.61 % 0.47 % 0.65 %
Number of Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Patients * 3,555 4,058 2,916 2,526 4,883
% Black/African American Patients * 24.60 % 23.71 % 24.71 % 23.76 % 22.39 %
Number of Black/African American * 138,270 156,562 117,645 127,371 168,927
% American Indian/Alaska Native Patients * 0.74 % 0.76 % 0.90 % 0.96 % 0.95 %
Number of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients * 4,136 5,022 4,278 5,143 7,192
% More than one race Patients * 1.55 % 2.22 % 3.08 % 2.94 % 3.09 %
Number of Patients with More than one race * 8,732 14,628 14,649 15,755 23,320
Total Patients with Known Race Ethnicity (Denominator) 561,968 660,268 476,140 536,106 754,593
Total Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients (Denominator) 634,819 778,889 535,868 611,787 863,323
Total Hispanic/Latino & Non-Hispanic Latino Patients (Denominator for Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity) 655,407 815,829 561,330 642,454 898,142
Language (% known)
% Best Served in a Language other than English 32.25 % 33.57 % 21.87 % 23.02 % 23.24 %
Number of Patients Best Served in a Language Other than English 232,811 297,149 130,115 156,330 221,936
Patient Characteristics 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Income Status (% of patients with known income)
Total Patients with Known Income (Denominator) 513,627 587,233 380,226 411,795 553,034
% Patients at or Below 200% of Federal Poverty Guideline 93.75 % 91.58 % 89.25 % 88.02 % 86.88 %
Patients at or Below 200% of Federal Poverty Guideline 481,528 537,803 339,335 362,482 480,453
% Patients at or Below 100% of Federal Poverty Guideline (included in above) 72.27 % 72.59 % 64.89 % 63.15 % 61.27 %
Patients at or Below 100% of Federal Poverty Guideline (included in above) 371,196 426,279 246,718 260,046 338,846
Insurance Status (% of total patients)
% None/Uninsured Patients 14.69 % 16.16 % 14.12 % 12.22 % 10.22 %
None/Uninsured Patients 106,019 143,011 84,028 83,001 97,625
% None/Uninsured Children (<18 years) 5.56 % 7.00 % 7.73 % 6.52 % 5.36 %
None/Uninsured Children (<18 years) 12,613 19,144 13,176 12,092 15,136
% Medicaid/CHIP Patients * 61.50 % 57.84 % 54.76 % 53.21 % 53.37 %
Medicaid/CHIP Patients * 443,983 511,870 325,843 361,335 509,711
% Medicare Patients 9.95 % 10.64 % 12.50 % 12.51 % 12.37 %
Medicare Patients 71,839 94,128 74,353 84,923 118,114
% Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) 4.88 % 4.89 % 4.85 % 4.64 % 4.89 %
Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) 35,206 43,310 28,857 31,530 46,736
% Other Third-Party Patients 13.86 % 15.37 % 18.62 % 22.05 % 24.04 %
Other Third-Party Patients 100,081 136,022 110,806 149,751 229,615
Total Patients 721,922 885,031 595,030 679,010 955,065
Children (< 18 years) 226,652 273,580 170,354 185,522 282,334
Special Populations
% Homeless Patients 1.16 % 1.31 % 1.67 % 1.27 % 1.37 %
Total Homeless Patients 8,370 11,595 9,941 8,594 13,068
% Total Agricultural Workers or Dependents 1.22 % 1.91 % 1.90 % 1.72 % 1.17 %
Total Agricultural Workers or Dependents 8,828 16,889 11,293 11,654 11,174
% Public Housing Patients 14.55 % 27.00 % 6.88 % 7.90 % 8.19 %
Total Patients Served at a Health Center Located In or Immediately Accessible to a Public Housing Site 105,019 238,929 40,946 53,658 78,239
% School-Based Health Center Patients 1.43 % 0.95 % 0.92 % 0.80 % 0.81 %
School-Based Health Center Patients 10,324 8,410 5,476 5,433 7,740
% Veterans Patients 0.74 % 0.94 % 1.32 % 1.34 % 0.97 %
Veterans Patients 5,329 8,360 7,853 9,074 9,302
Number of Female Patients (ages 15-44) 182,885 225,814 147,539 171,440 232,651
% Patients Under 15 Who are Female 22.17 % 21.92 % 20.41 % 19.51 % 21.28 %
Number of Patients Under 15 Who are Female 94,156 113,638 69,900 75,741 114,763
Patients 15-64 Who are Female 68.21 % 67.86 % 68.47 % 69.01 % 67.09 %
Number of Patients 15-64 Who are Female 289,631 351,828 234,497 267,916 361,894
Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 9.62 % 10.23 % 11.12 % 11.48 % 11.64 %
Number of Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 40,844 53,029 38,094 44,566 62,766
Total Female Patients (Denominator) 424,631 518,495 342,491 388,223 539,423
% Transgender Man/Transgender Male/Transgender Masculine (% of known) 0.22 % 0.19 % 0.21 % 0.52 % 0.50 %
% Transgender Woman/Transgender Female/Transgender Feminine (% of known) 0.28 % 0.20 % 0.23 % 0.46 % 0.45 %
Services (% of patients) 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
% Medical Patients 90.80 % 91.16 % 91.76 % 90.53 % 90.59 %
Medical Patients 655,514 806,826 546,017 614,738 865,207
% Dental Patients 11.68 % 9.13 % 9.58 % 8.30 % 8.58 %
Dental Patients 84,290 80,786 56,978 56,367 81,925
% Mental Health Patients 4.56 % 5.11 % 9.06 % 8.70 % 8.52 %
Mental Health Patients 32,946 45,265 53,909 59,101 81,414
% Substance Use Disorder Patients 0.13 % 0.12 % 0.47 % 0.70 % 0.95 %
Substance Use Disorder Patients 931 1,021 2,781 4,780 9,039
% Vision Patients 3.30 % 2.79 % 1.17 % 0.89 % 1.16 %
Vision Patients 23,820 24,686 6,970 6,026 11,101
% Enabling Services Patients 3.31 % 4.11 % 5.44 % 4.37 % 6.05 %
Enabling Services Patients 23,863 36,360 32,374 29,642 57,739
Total Patients 721,922 885,031 595,030 679,010 955,065
Clinical Data 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Patients
Medical Conditions (% of Patients with Medical Conditions)
% Hypertension Patients * 27.45 % 27.07 % 27.18 % 28.01 % 28.05 %
Number of Hypertension Patients * 122,073 149,028 104,648 123,598 168,801
% Diabetes Patients * 16.38 % 15.28 % 14.60 % 14.12 % 13.81 %
Number of Diabetes Patients * 70,257 81,000 54,031 59,782 79,714
% Asthma 5.97 % 5.81 % 5.34 % 5.45 % 5.09 %
Number of Asthma Patients 39,147 46,868 29,160 33,510 44,069
% Symptomatic/Asymptomatic human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) 1.17 % 1.53 % 1.49 % 1.70 % 1.52 %
Number of Symptomatic/Asymptomatic human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) 7,680 12,356 8,148 10,444 13,144
Prenatal
Number of Prenatal Care Patients 19,718 23,158 12,602 14,117 16,114
Number of Prenatal Care Patients who Delivered 11,046 13,199 7,144 8,119 8,994
Quality of Care Measures
Perinatal Health
Early Entry into Prenatal Care (first visit in first trimester) 74.23 % 72.23 % 76.46 % 76.57 % 72.80 %
Number of Access to Prenatal Care (First Prenatal Visit in 1st Trimester) 14,637 16,727 9,635 10,810 11,731
% Low and Very Low Birth Weight 7.23 % 7.34 % 7.55 % 7.22 % 7.77 %
Number of Newborns with Low Birth Weight 804 971 542 587 711
Preventive Health Screening & Services
Cervical Cancer Screening * 53.55 % 53.99 % 51.44 % 46.29 % 45.37 %
Number of Cervical Cancer Screening Patients * 109,025 134,854 83,791 82,314 109,356
Breast Cancer Screening 47.74 % 44.58 %
Number of Female Patients Aged 51 through 73 who had a mammogram to screen for breast cancer 35,784 49,204
Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity for Children and Adolescents * 65.30 % 68.76 % 64.67 % 59.66 % 59.31 %
Number of Children Age 3-16 with Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity * 92,250 124,220 71,574 69,234 113,962
Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up Plan * 49.08 % 55.88 % 56.40 % 52.00 % 47.43 %
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older with Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up * 202,612 282,769 200,739 201,969 254,138
Percent Adults Screened for Tobacco Use and Receiving Cessation Intervention * 79.27 % 81.25 % 79.61 % 77.76 % 74.76 %
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older Screened for Tobacco Use and Received Cessation Counseling * 261,755 335,740 222,995 231,562 317,844
Colorectal Cancer Screening * 46.90 % 47.39 % 42.61 % 39.01 % 37.68 %
Number of Patients Screened for Colorectal Cancer * 73,521 92,351 59,696 60,025 78,851
Childhood Immunization Status * 45.81 % 47.24 % 42.73 % 40.77 % 37.94 %
Number of Children Under Age 3 Who Received Appropriate Childhood Immunizations * 5,243 6,586 3,475 3,371 5,004
Screening for Depression and Follow-Up Plan * 60.78 % 64.47 % 57.24 % 53.60 % 53.92 %
Number of Patients Screened for Clinical Depression and if Positive had a Follow-Up Plan Documented * 258,357 337,995 205,723 213,188 288,377
Depression Remission at Twelve Months 14.46 % 15.21 %
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 1,981
Dental Sealants for Children between 6-9 Years 47.71 % 49.44 % 53.93 % 55.40 % 39.79 %
Number of Children Age 6-9 Who Received Dental Sealants 1,241 1,001 1,089 610 1,202
HIV Screening 25.56 % 30.02 %
Number of Patients 15 through 65 years of age who were tested for HIV when within age range 81,579 150,987
Chronic Disease Management
Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease * 70.86 % 70.27 % 69.25 %
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 66,786
Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antiplatelet * 73.02 % 76.66 % 72.24 % 72.54 % 72.35 %
Number of Patients Age 18 and Older Diagnosed with Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic * 11,624 14,888 10,523 11,501 15,488
Controlling High Blood Pressure * 63.60 % 61.95 % 62.98 % 55.71 % 57.03 %
Number of Patients with Hypertension (HTN) Whose Blood Pressure (BP) was Controlled (< 140/90 mmHg) * 77,635 92,328 65,903 68,852 96,269
Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control * 35.11 % 33.45 % 33.50 % 36.70 % 33.28 %
Number of Diabetic Patients with Poorly Controlled Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c > 9%) or No Test During Year * 24,666 27,095 18,099 21,940 26,529
% of Patients seen for follow-up within 30 days of first ever HIV diagnosis 75.12 % 72.93 % 88.84 % 80.37 % 87.89 %
Number of HIV Patients Who were Newly Diagnosed HIV and Received Follow-up Treatment 163 167 207 172 370
Cost Data 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Total Cost $673,484,452 $917,891,445 $656,615,219 $811,926,343 $1,155,901,732
Total Accrued Cost per Patient $932.90 $1,037.13 $1,103.50 $1,195.75 $1,210.29

Footnotes

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