Table 6B: Quality of Care Measures

National Data

:
Tables 3A through 9E

1362 Grantees


Prenatal Care Provided by Referral Only
Answer Number of Health Centers % Total
Yes  541  39.72% 
No  821  60.28% 

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 878  0.16% 
2. Ages 15 - 19 51,876  9.20% 
3. Ages 20 - 24 148,158  26.28% 
4. Ages 25 - 44 361,383  64.10% 
5. Ages 45 and Over 1,445  0.26% 
6. Total Patients (Sum lines 1-5)  563,740  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 387,706  68.77%  28,441  5.05%  73.82% 
8. Second Trimester 105,275  18.67%  12,079  2.14%  20.82% 
9. Third Trimester 23,508  4.17%  6,731  1.19%  5.36% 


Section C - Childhood Immunization Status

Line Childhood Immunization Status Total Patients with 2nd Birthday (a) Estimated Number of Patients Immunized (b) Estimated % of Patients Immunized (c)
10. MEASURE: Percentage of children 2 years of age who received age appropriate vaccines by their 2nd birthday 395,807  156,116  39.44% 

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 7,142,074  3,996,179  55.95% 

 

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 Patients Assessed and Counseled
(b)
Estimated % of Patients with Counseling and BMI Documented (c)
12. MEASURE: Percentage of patients 3-17 years of age with a BMI percentile, and counseling on nutrition and physical activity documented 5,131,816  3,549,030  69.16% 

 

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 Total Patients Aged 18 and Older (a) Estimated Number Patients with BMI Charted and Follow-Up Plan Documented as Appropriate
(b)
Estimated % Patients with BMI Charted and Follow-Up Plan Documented as Appropriate
(c)
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 15,482,653  10,860,741  70.15% 

 

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
(b)
Estimated % Patients Assessed for Tobacco Use and Provided Intervention if a Tobacco User (c)
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 if identified to be a tobacco user (2) received cessation counseling intervention 12,007,181  10,576,939  88.09% 

 

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 (b) Estimated % Patients with Acceptable Plan (c)
16. MEASURE: Percentage of patients 5 through 64 years of age identified as having persistent asthma and were appropriately ordered medication 431,622  373,701  86.58% 

Section I - Coronary Artery Disease (CAD): Lipid Therapy

Line Coronary Artery Disease (CAD): Lipid Therapy Total Patients Aged 18 And Older With CAD Diagnosis
(a)
Estimated Number Patients Prescribed a Lipid Lowering Therapy
(b)
Estimated % Patients Prescribed a Lipid Lowering Therapy
(c)
17. MEASURE: Percentage of patients 18 years of age and older with a diagnosis of CAD who were prescribed a lipid-lowering therapy 285,839  230,469  80.63% 

 

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 Patients with Aspirin or other Antiplatelet Therapy
(b)
Estimated % of Patients with Documentation of Aspirin or Other Antiplatelet Therapy (c)
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 535,824  433,242  80.86% 

 

Section K - Colorectal Cancer Screening

Line Colorectal Cancer Screening Total Patients Aged 50 through 75
(a)
Estimated Number Patients with Appropriate Screening for Colorectal Cancer
(b)
Estimated % Patients with Appropriate Screening for Colorectal Cancer
(c)
19. MEASURE: Percentage of patients 50 through 75 years of age who had appropriate screening for colorectal cancer 5,648,800  2,491,769  44.11% 

 

Section L - HIV Linkage to Care

Line HIV Linkage to Care Total Patients First Diagnosed with HIV
(a)
Estimated Number Patients Seen Within 90 Days of First Diagnosis of HIV
(b)
Estimated % Patients Seen Within 90 Days of First Diagnosis of HIV
(c)
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 7,866  6,729  85.55% 

 

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 Patients Screened for Depression and Follow-up Plan Documented as Appropriate
(b)
Estimated % Patients Screened for Depression and Follow-up Plan Documented as Appropriate
(c)
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 15,356,026  10,836,660  70.57% 

 

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
(b)
Estimated % Patients with Sealants to First Molars
(c)
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 269,241  142,158  52.80% 

% 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.

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