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  24.8% 
No  1,028  75.2% 

Section A: Age Categories for Prenatal Patients
(Grantees Who Provide Prenatal Care Only)
Demographic Characteristics of Prenatal Care Patients
AGE Number of Patients
(a)
Percent
1. Less than 15 Years 1,246  0.2% 
2. Ages 15 - 19 54,956  9.8% 
3. Ages 20 - 24 153,154  27.4% 
4. Ages 25 - 44 348,919  62.3% 
5. Ages 45 and Over 1,573  0.3% 
6. Total Patients (Sum lines 1-5)  559,848  100.0% 

Section B - Trimester of Entry Into Prenatal Care
Trimester of First Known Visit for Women Receiving Prenatal Care During Reporting Year Women Having First Visit with Grantee Women Having First Visit with Another Provider % Total
(a) % (b) %
7. First Trimester 384,974  68.8%  29,631  5.3%  74.1% 
8. Second Trimester 101,036  18.0%  13,383  2.4%  20.4% 
9. Third Trimester 23,979  4.3%  6,845  1.2%  5.5% 

Section C: Childhood Immunization
Childhood Immunization Total Number Patients with 3rd Birthday
During Measurement Year
(a)
Estimated number patients immunized
(b)
Estimated % patients immunized
(c)
10. Percentage of children 2 years of age who received age appropriate vaccines by their 2nd birthday 363,036  155,375  42.8% 

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

 

Section D - Cervical Cancer Screening
Pap Tests Total number of female patients 24-64 years of age
(a)
Estimated number patients tested
(b)
Estimated % patients tested
(c)
11. Percentage of women 21-64 years of age, who received one or more Pap tests to screen for cervical cancer 6,724,066  3,655,375  54.4% 

 

Section E – Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity of Children and Adolescents
Child and Adolescent Weight Assessment and Counseling Total Patients Aged 3 – 17 on December 31
(a)
Estimated Number Patients Assessed and Counseled Estimated % Patients Assessed and Counseled
12. Percentage of patients 3- 17 with a BMI percentile, and counseling on nutrition and physical activity documented 4,823,300  3,035,019  62.9% 

 

Section F – Adult Weight Screening and Follow-Up
Adult Weight 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. Percentage of patients aged 18 and older with (1) BMI documented and (2) follow-up plan documented if BMI is outside normal parameters 14,396,881  8,992,118  62.5% 

 

Section G – Tobacco Use Screening and Cessation Intervention
Tobacco Use Screening and Cessation Intervention Total Patients Aged 18 and Older
(a)
Number Charts Sampled or EHR Total Number of 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  85.2% 

 

Section H – Asthma Pharmacological Therapy
Asthma Treatment Plan Total Patients Aged 5-40 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  87.4% 

 

Section I – Coronary Artery Disease (CAD): Lipid Therapy
Lipid Therapy Total Patients Aged 18 and Older with CAD Diagnosis
(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  79.5% 

 

Section J – Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Aspirin or Antithrombotic Therapy
Aspirin or Other Antithrombotic Therapy Total Patients Aged 18 And Over With IVD Diagnosis or AMI, CABG, or PTCA 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  78.4% 

 

Section K – Colorectal Cancer Screening
Colorectal Cancer Screening Total Patient 51 through 74 Years of Age
(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  39.9% 

 

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  83.2% 

 

Section M – Patients Screened for Depression and Follow-up
Patients Screened for Depression and Follow-up 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  60.3% 

 

Section N – Dental Sealants
Dental Sealants Total Patients Aged 6 through 9 Identified as Moderate to High Risk for Caries (a) Charts Sampled or EHR Total (b) Number of 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  48.7% 

% may not equal 100% due to rounding

Estimated % Patients for the Childhood Immunization, Pap Tests, Weight Assessment and Counseling, Weight Screening and Follow up, Tobacco Assessment and Counseling, Tobacco Cessation Advice, Asthma Treatment Plan, Coronary Artery Disease (CAD): Lipid Therapy, Ischemic Vascular Disease: Aspirin or Antithrombotic Therapy, Colorectal Cancer Screening, HIV Cases and Depression follow up 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.

* Measure was revised in 2014. Changes in measure criteria limit comparability to prior years.

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