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Table 6B: Quality of Care Measures

National Data

1,385 Awardees

Prenatal Care Provided by Referral Only
Answer Number of Health Centers % Total
Yes 476 34.37%
No 909 65.63%

Section A - Age Categories for Prenatal Care Patients: Demographic Characteristics of Prenatal Care Patients

Line Age Number of Patients (a) Percent
1. Less than 15 Years 870 0.15%
2. Ages 15–19 53,159 9.11%
3. Ages 20–24 152,454 26.14%
4. Ages 25–44 375,096 64.30%
5. Ages 45 and Over 1,749 0.30%
6. Total Patients (Sum of Lines 1–5) 583,328 100.00%

Section B - Early Entry into Prenatal Care

Line Early Entry into Prenatal Care Women Having First Visit with Health Center Women Having First Visit with Another Provider % Total
(a) % (b) %
7. First Trimester 398,045 68.24% 32,521 5.58% 73.81%
8. Second Trimester 108,633 18.62% 12,333 2.11% 20.74%
9. Third Trimester 25,507 4.37% 6,289 1.08% 5.45%

Section C - Childhood Immunization Status

Line Childhood Immunization Status Total Patients with 2nd Birthday (a) Estimated Number of Patients Immunized Estimated % of Patients Immunized
10. MEASURE: Percentage of children 2 years of age who received age appropriate vaccines by their 2nd birthday 410,408 163,156 39.75%

Section D - Cervical Cancer Screening

Line Cervical Cancer Screenings Total Female Patients Aged 23 through 64 (a) Estimated Number of Patients Tested Estimated % of Patients Tested
11. MEASURE: Percentage of women 23-64 years of age who were screened for cervical cancer 7,400,971 4,184,135 56.53%

Section E - Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity of Children and Adolescents

Line Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity for Children and Adolescents Total Patients Aged 3 through 17
(a)
Estimated Number of Patients Assessed and Counseled Estimated % of Patients Assessed and Counseled
12. MEASURE: Percentage of patients 3?17 years of age with a BMI percentile and counseling on nutrition and physical activity documented 5,435,757 3,870,784 71.21%

Section F – Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up Plan

Line Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up Plan Total Patients Aged 18 and Older (a) Estimated Number of Patients with BMI Charted and Follow-Up Plan Documented as Appropriate Estimated % of Patients with BMI Charted and Follow-Up Plan Documented as Appropriate
13. MEASURE: Percentage of patients 18 years of age and older with (1) BMI documented and (2) follow-up plan documented if BMI is outside normal parameters 16,240,788 11,763,627 72.43%

Section G – Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention

Line Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention Total Patients Aged 18 and Older (a) Estimated Number of Patients Assessed for Tobacco Use and Provided Intervention if a Tobacco User Estimated % of Patients Assessed for Tobacco Use and Provided Intervention if a Tobacco User
14a. MEASURE: Percentage of patients aged 18 years of age and older who (1) were screened for tobacco use one or more times within 24 months, and (2) if identified to be a tobacco user received cessation counseling intervention 12,688,867 11,060,418 87.17%

Section H – Use of Appropriate Medications for Asthma

Line Use of Appropriate Medications for Asthma Total Patients Aged 5 through 64 with Persistent Asthma (a) Estimated Number of Patients with Acceptable Plan Estimated % of Patients with Acceptable Plan
16. MEASURE: Percentage of patients 5 through 64 years of age identified as having persistent asthma and were appropriately ordered medication 460,305 395,650 85.95%

Section I - Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

Line Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease Total Patients Aged 21 And Older at High Risk of Cardiovascular Events
(a)
Estimated Number of Patients Prescribed or On Statin Therapy Estimated % of Patients Prescribed or On Statin Therapy
17a. MEASURE: Percentage of patients 21 years of age and older at high risk of cardiovascular events who were prescribed or were on statin therapy 2,744,606 1,923,784 70.09%

Section J - Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antiplatelet

Line Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antiplatelet Total Patients Aged 18 And Over With IVD Diagnosis or AMI, CABG, or PCI Procedure
(a)
Estimated Number of Patients with Aspirin or Other Antiplatelet Therapy Estimated % of Patients with Documentation of Aspirin or Other Antiplatelet Therapy
18. MEASURE: Percentage of patients 18 years of age and older with a diagnosis of IVD or AMI, CABG, or PCI procedure with aspirin or another antiplatelet 569,550 460,054 80.78%

Section K - Colorectal Cancer Screening

Line Colorectal Cancer Screening Total Patients Aged 50 through 75
(a)
Estimated Number of Patients with Appropriate Screening for Colorectal Cancer Estimated % of Patients with Appropriate Screening for Colorectal Cancer
19. MEASURE: Percentage of patients 50 through 75 years of age who had appropriate screening for colorectal cancer 6,017,345 2,741,612 45.56%

Section L - HIV Linkage to Care

Line HIV Linkage to Care Total Patients First Diagnosed with HIV
(a)
Estimated Number of Patients Seen Within 90 Days of First Diagnosis of HIV Estimated % of Patients Seen Within 90 Days of First Diagnosis of HIV
20. MEASURE: Percentage of patients whose first ever HIV diagnosis was made by health center staff between October 1 of the prior year and September 30 of the measurement year and who were seen for follow-up treatment within 90 days of that first-ever diagnosis 7,164 6,248 87.21%

Section M – Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Depression and Follow-Up Plan

Line Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Depression and Follow-Up Plan Total Patients Aged 12 and Older
(a)
Estimated Number of Patients Screened for Depression and Follow-up Plan Documented as Appropriate Estimated % of Patients Screened for Depression and Follow-up Plan Documented as Appropriate
21. MEASURE: Percentage of patients 12 years of age and older who were (1) screened for depression with a standardized tool and, if screening was positive, (2) had a follow-up plan documented 16,155,702 11,569,790 71.61%

Section N – Dental Sealants for Children between 6–9 Years

Line Dental Sealants for Children between 6-9 Years Total Patients Aged 6 through 9 at Moderate to High Risk for Caries
(a)
Estimated Number of Patients with Sealants to First Molars Estimated % of Patients with Sealants to First Molars
22. MEASURE: Percentage of children 6 through 9 years of age at moderate to high risk of caries who received a sealant on a first permanent molar 252,774 143,565 56.80%

Footnotes

Percentages may not equal 100% due to rounding.
Estimated % of Patients for Sections C through N are based on the total of the estimated number of patients included in column b for each health center, for each measure, divided by the total number of patients in the applicable category (i.e., the Universe) for each measure.