Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.
From the 2007 National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey patient record:
Was any health education ordered or provided at this visit? (A check box is provided for "diet/nutrition.")
[NUMERATOR AND DENOMINATOR:]
(Question 5a) As specifically as possible, list diagnose related to this visit including chronic conditions (For example, depression, obesity, or asthma. Up to three diagnoses may be reported.)
(Question 5b) Regardless of the diagnosis written in 5a, does the patient now have: (A list of 15 conditions is provided for the physicians to check. Conditions relevant to this question are: has congestive heart failure, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, hypertension or ischemic heart disease.)
This Indicator uses Age-Adjustment Groups:
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