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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 (1GHS)– The 1GHS is administered to 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. Click here for 1GHS Data and Reports. Click here for more information on the 1GHS.
Fifth Grade Health Survey (5GHS)– The 5GHS is administered to 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. Click here for 5GHS Data and Reports. Click here for more information on the 5GHS.
Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)– The YRBS is administered to randomly selected high schools in Oklahoma to assess behaviors that contribute to mortality, morbidity, and social issues among adolescents. Click here for YRBS Data and Reports. Click here for more information on the YRBS.
Teen Birth Statistics- Birth reports utilizing data from Oklahoma Vital Records
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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