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OH-10.1 Data Details

OH-10.1 Increase the proportion of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) that have an oral health care program

About the Data

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.

National Data Source
Uniform Data System (UDS); Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Primary Health Care (HRSA/BPHC)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
percent 
Baseline (Year)
75.0 (2007)
Target
83.0
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Numerator
Number of Federally Qualified Health Centers that have an oral health component
Denominator
Number of Federally Qualified Health Centers
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Retained from HP2010 objective
Methodology Notes

A Federally Qualified Health Center with an oral health component is defined by HRSA as a Health Center that has at least 0.5 FTE Dentists and/or sees 500 patients or more per year. This measure is tracked using the HRSA Uniform Data System. The Uniform Data System (UDS) tracks a variety of information, including patient demographics, services provided, staffing, clinical indicators, utilization rates, costs, and revenues. UDS data are collected from grantees and reported at the grantee, state, and national levels.

References

Additional resources about the objective.

  1. Health Resources and Services Administration. Uniform Data System. Available at: http://www.hrsa.gov/data-statistics/health-center-data/index.html