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Child and Adolescent Health Data
MCH Assessment collects information on children and adolescents to provide evaluation and assessment support for the programs and services administered by the Child and Adolescent Health Division.
Data are collected by monitoring services provided by local health departments and community clinics, gathering information from intra-agency, local and national reports, and other surveys.
Surveys administered by MCH Assessment relating to child and adolescent health include:
TOTS (The Oklahoma Toddler Survey) –This population based survey is a follow-up to the PRAMS survey. Mothers who participated in PRAMS are surveyed when the baby turns two years old about risk factors, health care access, environmental safety and other health related issues of early childhood.
First Grade Health Survey – This survey is administered through randomly selected first grade classrooms in Oklahoma public schools to assess health care issues among first grade children, including: health care access, safety, and other health related issues among first grade children.
Fifth Grade Health Survey – This survey is administered through randomly selected fifth grade classrooms in Oklahoma public schools to assess health care issues among early adolescents, including: health care access, risk behaviors, safety, and diagnosis of certain health conditions.
YRBS (Youth Risk Behavior Survey) – This survey is administered through randomly selected schools in Oklahoma to assess behaviors that contribute to mortality, morbidity and social issues among adolescents.
Paul H. Patrick, MPH
1000 NE 10th St, Room 810
Oklahoma City, OK 73117-1299
Phone: (405) 271-6761 E-mail: Paul Patrick
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