Table 6B - Quality of Care Measures

National Data

:
Tables 3A through 9E

1367 Grantees


Prenatal Care provided by Referral Only
Answer Number of Health Centers % Total
Yes  339  24.80% 
No  1,028  75.20% 

Section A: Age Categories for Prenatal Care Patients:
(Health Centers Who Provide Prenatal Care Only)
Demographic Characteristics of Prenatal Care Patients
Age Number of Patients
(a)
Percent
1. Less than 15 Years 1,246  0.22% 
2. Ages 15 - 19 54,956  9.82% 
3. Ages 20 - 24 153,154  27.36% 
4. Ages 25 - 44 348,919  62.32% 
5. Ages 45 and Over 1,573  0.28% 
6. Total Patients (Sum lines 1-5)  559,848  100.00% 

Section B - Early Entry into Prenatal Care
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 384,974  68.76%  29,631  5.29%  74.06% 
8. Second Trimester 101,036  18.05%  13,383  2.39%  20.44% 
9. Third Trimester 23,979  4.28%  6,845  1.22%  5.51% 

Section C: Childhood Immunization Status
Childhood Immunization Status Total Patients with 2nd Birthday
(a)
Estimated number patients immunized
(b)
Estimated % patients immunized
(c)
10. Total patients with 2nd birthday during measurement year 363,036  155,375  42.80% 

*Measure was revised in 2016 and is not comparable to calendar year 2015 and prior.

 

Section D - Cervical Cancer Screening
Cervical Cancer Screenings Total Female Patients Aged 23 through 64
(a)
Estimated number patients tested
(b)
Estimated % patients tested
(c)
11. Total female patients aged 23 through 64 6,724,066  3,655,375  54.36% 

 

Section E – Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity of Children and Adolescents
Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity for Children and Adolescents Total Patients Aged 3 through 17
(a)
Estimated Number Patients Assessed and Counseled Estimated % Patients Assessed and Counseled
12. Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity for Children and Adolescents 4,823,300  3,035,019  62.92% 

 

Section F – Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up
Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up Total Patients 18 and Over
(a)
Estimated Number Patients with BMI Charted and Follow-Up Plan Documented as Appropriate Estimated % Patients with BMI Charted and Follow-Up Plan Documented as Appropriate
13. Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 14,396,881  8,992,118  62.46% 

 

Section G – Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention
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 % Patients Assessed for Tobacco Use and Provided Intervention if a Tobacco User
14a. Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older who (1) were screened for tobacco use one or more times within 24 months and if identified to be a tobacco user (2) received cessation counseling intervention 11,479,588  9,778,996  85.19% 

 

Section H – Use of Appropriate Medications for Asthma
Use of Appropriate Medications for Asthma Total Patients Aged 5 through 64 with Persistent Asthma
(a)
Estimated Number with Acceptable Plan Estimated % Patients with Acceptable Plan
16. Percentage of patients aged 5 through 64 years of age identified as having persistent asthma and were appropriately prescribed medication during the measurement period 373,158  326,052  87.38% 

 

Section I – Coronary Artery Disease (CAD): Lipid Therapy
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD): Lipid Therapy Total Patients Aged 18 And Older With IVD Diagnosis or AMI, CABG, or PCI Procedure
(a)
Estimated Number Patients Prescribed a Lipid Lowering Therapy Estimated % Patients Prescribed a Lipid Lowering Therapy
17. Percentage of patients aged 18 and older with a diagnosis of CAD who were prescribed a lipid lowering therapy 294,113  233,693  79.46% 

 

Section J – Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic
Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic Total Patients Aged 18 And Over With IVD Diagnosis or AMI, CABG, or PCI Procedure
(a)
Estimated Number Patients with Aspirin or other Antithrombotic Therapy Estimated % Patients with Aspirin or other Antithrombotic Therapy
18. Percentage of patients aged 18 and older with a diagnosis of IVD or AMI, CABG, or PCI procedure with aspirin or another antithrombotic therapy 539,713  423,148  78.40% 

 

Section K – Colorectal Cancer Screening
Colorectal Cancer Screening Total Patients Aged 50 through 75
(a)
Estimated Number Patients with Appropriate Screening for Colorectal Cancer Estimated % Patients with Appropriate Screening for Colorectal Cancer
19. Percentage of patients 50 through 75 years of age who had appropriate screening for colorectal cancer 5,133,981  2,047,900  39.89% 

 

Section L – HIV Linkage to Care
HIV Linkage to Care Total Patients First Diagnosed with HIV
(a)
Estimated Number Patients Seen Within 90 Days of First Diagnosisof HIV Estimated % Patients Seen Within 90 Days of First Diagnosis of HIV
20. 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 8,171  6,796  83.17% 

 

Section M – Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-Up Plan
Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-Up Plan Total Patients Aged 12 and Older(a) Estimated Number Patients Screened for Depression and Follow-up Plan Documented as Appropriate Estimated % Patients Screened for Depression and Follow-up Plan Documented as Appropriate
21. Percentage of patients aged 12 and older who were (1) screened for depression with a standardized tool and, if screening was positive, (2) had a follow-up plan documented 14,568,932  8,791,303  60.34% 

 

Section N – Dental Sealants for Children between 6-9 Years
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 (b) Estimated % Patients with Sealants to First Molars (c)
22. Percentage of children aged 6 through 9 years, at moderate to high risk of caries who received a sealant on a first permanent molar 275,690  134,294  48.71% 

% may not equal 100% due to rounding

Estimated % Patients for the Childhood Immunization, Cervical Cancer Screening, Weight Assessment and Counseling, Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up, Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention, Use of Appropriate Medications for Asthma, Coronary Artery Disease (CAD): Lipid Therapy, Ischemic Vascular Disease: Aspirin or Antithrombotic Therapy, Colorectal Cancer Screening, HIV Linkage to Care, Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-Up Plan, and Dental Sealants for Children between 6-9 Years is 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.

Return to Top of Page