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Table 6B: Quality of Care Measures

National Data

1,375 Awardees

Prenatal Care Provided by Referral Only
Answer Number of Health Centers % Total
Yes 462 33.60%
No 913 66.40%

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 794 0.14%
2. Ages 15–19 49,341 8.94%
3. Ages 20–24 143,401 25.98%
4. Ages 25–44 357,003 64.68%
5. Ages 45 and Over 1,451 0.26%
6. Total Patients (Sum of Lines 1–5) 551,990 100.00%

Section B - Early Entry into Prenatal Care

Line Early Entry into Prenatal Care Patients Having First Visit with Health Center (a) Patients Having First Visit with Another Provider (b) % Total
(a) % (b) %
7. First Trimester 376,164 68.15% 29,464 5.34% 73.48%
8. Second Trimester 105,290 19.07% 11,961 2.17% 21.24%
9. Third Trimester 23,655 4.29% 5,456 0.99% 5.27%

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 366,104 147,992 40.42%

Section D - Cervical and Breast Cancer Screening

Line Cervical Cancer Screening 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 7,466,884 3,807,992 51.00%
Line Breast Cancer Screening Total Female Patients Aged 51 through 73 (a) Estimated Number of Patients with Mammogram Estimated % of Patients with Mammogram
11a. MEASURE: Percentage of women 51-73 years of age who had a mammogram to screen for breast cancer 3,172,858 1,438,426 45.34%

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 16
(a)
Estimated Number of Patients Assessed and Counseled Estimated % of Patients Assessed and Counseled
12. MEASURE: Percentage of patients 3-16 years of age with a BMI percentile and counseling on nutrition and physical activity documented 4,656,046 3,032,670 65.13%

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 15,395,894 10,118,632 65.72%

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 12,089,502 10,085,837 83.43%

Section H - 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 2,850,564 2,050,240 71.92%

Section I - 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 571,862 450,603 78.80%

Section J - Colorectal Cancer Screening

Line Colorectal Cancer Screening Total Patients Aged 50 through 74
(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 74 years of age who had appropriate screening for colorectal cancer 6,108,266 2,448,976 40.09%

Section K - HIV Measures

Line HIV Linkage to Care Total Patients First Diagnosed with HIV
(a)
Estimated Number of Patients Seen Within 30 Days of First Diagnosis of HIV Estimated % of Patients Seen Within 30 Days of First Diagnosis of HIV
20. MEASURE: Percentage of patients whose first-ever HIV diagnosis was made by health center staff between December 1 of the prior year and November 30 of the measurement year and who were seen for follow-up treatment within 30 days of that first-ever diagnosis 6,304 5,132 81.41%
Line HIV Screening Total Patients Aged 15 through 65 (a) Estimated Number of Patients Tested for HIV Estimated % of Patients Tested for HIV
20a. MEASURE: Percentage of patients 15 through 65 years of age who were tested for HIV when within age range 15,209,879 4,911,370 32.29%

Section L – Depression Measures

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 16,010,370 10,280,203 64.21%
Line Depression Remission at Twelve Months Total Patients Aged 12 and Older with Major Depression or Dysthymia (a) Estimated Number of Patients who Reached Remission Estimated % of Patients who Reached Remission
21a. MEASURE: Percentage of patients 12 years of age and older with major depression or dysthymia who reached remission 12 months (+/- 60 days) after an index event 506,208 69,303 13.69%

Section M – 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 167,669 81,624 48.68%

Footnotes

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