Oral Health Quality Indicators for the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Population

Indicator Sources

Indicator Sources

Indicators Derived from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Atlanta, Georgia: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. www.cdc.gov/brfss

Indicators Derived from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitory System. Atlanta, Georgia: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. www.cdc.gov/prams

Indicators Derived from Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors Basic Screening Survey

Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors. 2015. ASTDD Basic Screening Survey for Children Planning and Implementation Tool. Reno, NV: Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors. www.astdd.org/basic-screening-survey-tool

Dental Quality Alliance Measures

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Excerpted from Oral Health Quality Indicators for the Maternal and Child Health Population: User Guide and Technical Specifications ©2020 by National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, and Dental Quality Alliance.

Limited proprietary coding is contained in the Measure specifications for convenience. Users of the proprietary code sets should obtain all necessary licenses from the owners of these code sets. The DQA, American Dental Association (ADA), and its members disclaim all liability for use or accuracy of any terminologies or other coding contained in the specifications.

The specifications are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind.