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OH-10.1 Data Details

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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.

Data Source: 
Uniform Data System
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
Yes
Measure: 
percent
Baseline (Year): 
66.6 (2007)
Target: 
73.3
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
Data Collection Frequency: 
Annual
Methodology Notes: 

    The baseline and target for this objective was revised in 2017 due to a change in the methodology Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Primary Health Care (HRSA/BPHC) used to track this measure in their Agency reporting. The 2007 baseline was revised from 75.0% to 62.7%. In keeping with the original target setting method (10% improvement), the target was revised from 83.0% to 69.0%.

    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.

Revision History

Any change to the objective text, baseline, target, target-setting method or data source since the Healthy People 2020 launch.

Description of Changes Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
The baseline and target for this objective was revised in 2017 due to a change in the methodology used to track this measure. The 2007 baseline was revised from 75.0% to 62.7%. In keeping with the original target setting method (10% improvement), the target was revised from 83.0% to 69.0%. Due to a programming error, the baseline and target needed to be revised a second time. The new baseline is 66.6% and the new target is 73.3%.

References

Additional resources about the objective

  1. Health Resources and Services Administration. Uniform Data System.