MICH-19 Increase the proportion of women giving birth who attend a postpartum care visit with a health care worker
About the Data
Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.
Number of women with a recent live birth who attended a postpartum care visit with a health care worker 4-6 weeks after the birth
Number of women with a recent live birth
From the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System:
Since your new baby was born, have you had a postpartum checkup for yourself? (A postpartum checkup is the regular checkup a woman has about 4-6 weeks after she gives birth.)
From the California Maternal and Infant Health Assessment:
Since your most recent birth, have you had a postpartum checkup for yourself (the medical
checkup a woman has about 4 to 6 weeks after she gives birth)?
The following PRAMS states were included in preparing the 2012 estimate: AK, AR, CO, DE, GA, HI, IL, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MO, NE, NJ, NM, NYC, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, TN, UT, VT, WA, WV, WI, and WY. These data were combined with data from the California's Maternal and Infant Health Assessment to produce the displayed estimate.
Health Insurance status data reflect postpartum insurance coverage of mother.
Any change to the objective text, baseline, target, target-setting method or data source since the Healthy People 2020 launch.