MICH-32.2 Increase the proportion of screen-positive children who receive followup testing within the recommended time period
About the Data
Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.
Number of screen-positive children identified through newborn blood spot screening who receive follow-up testing within the recommended time period
Number of screen-positive children identified through newborn blood spot screening
Data are submitted using Form 6 of the Title V Block Grant application submitted annually by all states and the District of Columbia well as Territories.
As such, estimates reflect data from 59 states and jurisdictions. While the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) traditionally presents data for 50 States and DC, an exception was made to remain consistent with published reports of these data.