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Introduction / National Outcome Measures
Center for Oral Health Systems Integration and Improvement

Title V MCH Services Block Grant Oral Health Toolkit

National Outcome Measures

National outcome measures (NOMs) are indicators of health status. States will track NOMs to monitor impact by the selected national performance measures.

Oral health is NOM number 14.

1 Percent of pregnant women who receive prenatal care beginning in the first trimester
2 Rate of severe maternal morbidity per 10,000 delivery hospitalizations
3 Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births
4.1 Percent of low birth weight deliveries (<2,500 grams)
4.2 Percent of very low birth weight deliveries (<1,500 grams)
4.3 Percent of moderately low birth weight deliveries (1,500-2,499 grams)
5.1 Percent of preterm births (<37 weeks gestation)
5.2 Percent of early preterm births (<34 weeks gestation)
5.3 Percent of late preterm births (34-36 weeks gestation)
6 Percent of early term births (37,38 weeks gestation)
7 Percent of non-medically indicated early elective deliveries
8 Perinatal mortality rate per 1,000 live births plus fetal deaths
9.1 Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births
9.2 Neonatal mortality rate per 1,000 live births
9.3 Postneonatal mortality rate per 1,000 live births
9.4 Preterm-related mortality rate per 100,000 live births
9.5 Sleep-related Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID) rate per 100,000 live births
10 Percent of infants born with fetal alcohol exposure in the last 3 months of pregnancy
11 The rate of infants born with neonatal abstinence syndrome per 1,000 delivery hospitalizations
12 Percent of eligible newborns screened for heritable disorders with on time physician notification for out of range screens who are followed up in a timely manner. (DEVELOPMENTAL)
13 Percent of children meeting the criteria developed for school readiness (DEVELOPMENTAL)
14 Percent of children ages 1 through 17 who have decayed teeth or cavities in the past 12 months
15 Child mortality rate ages 1 through 9 per 100,000
16.1 Adolescent mortality rate ages 10 through 19 per 100,000
16.2 Adolescent motor vehicle mortality rate ages 15 through 19 per 100,000
16.3 Adolescent suicide rate ages 15 through 19 per 100,000
17.1 Percent of children with special health care needs
17.2 Percent of children with special health care needs (CSHCN) receiving care in a wellfunctioning system
17.3 Percent of children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder
17.4 Percent of children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
18 Percent of children with a mental/behavioral condition who receive treatment or counseling
19 Percent of children in excellent or very good health
20 Percent of children and adolescents who are overweight or obese (BMI at or above the 85th percentile)
21 Percent of children without health insurance
22.1 Percent of children ages 19 through 35 months, who have received the 4:3:1:3(4):3:1:4 series of routine vaccinations
22.2 Percent of children 6 months through 17 years who are vaccinated annually against seasonal influenza
22.3 Percent of adolescents, ages 13 through 17, who have received at least one dose of the HPV vaccine 31 NOM # National Outcome Measure
22.4 Percent of adolescents, ages 13 through 17, who have received at least one dose of the Tdap vaccine
22.5 Percent of adolescents, ages 13 through 17, who have received at least one dose of the meningococcal conjugate vaccine