To support the health of Oklahoma's women, children and families by providing leadership in assessing health issues, services, and behaviors.
The MCH Assessment unit contributes evaluation and assessment support to the programs and services provided by the Maternal and Child Health Service. Activities of this section include: population based surveillance for assessing risk factors associated with poor health outcomes; program reporting systems to monitor services offered through local health departments and community clinics; and other surveys to assess health systems and health status of specific MCH populations.
Residential Moving and Maternal Stress September 2015 (140k pdf)
Baby Friendy Hospital Practices in Oklahoma, 2012 (872k pdf) - September 2015
Preconception Care and Racial Disparities - Summer 2015 (501k pdf)
Barriers to Prenatal Care in Oklahoma (752k pdf) October 2014
Bed-Sharing Practices Among First Time Mothers Who Breastfed at Least Eight Weeks (811k pdf) August 2014
Bedtime Routines for Toddlers in Oklahoma - TOTS Brief July 2014 (139kb pdf)
Multivitamin Use Before Pregnancy Among American Indian Mothers (256.3k pdf) April 2014
TOTS Brief - Reasons for Delaying Immunizations March 2014 (74kb pdf)
Pre-pregnancy Maternal Overweight as a Risk Factor for Child Overweight (246.5k pdf)
TOTS Brief - Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Homes and Vehicles (204k pdf)
Preparing for a Lifetime, It's Everyone's Responsibility Learn what you can do to help ensure the health and safety of Oklahoma's babies.
Paul H. Patrick, MPH
Administrative Program Manager, MCH Assessment
Maternal & Child Health Service
Oklahoma State Department of Health
1000 NE 10th St, Room 810
Oklahoma City, OK 73117-1299
Phone: (405) 271-6761 E-mail: Paul Patrick