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MCH Assessment


To support the health of Oklahoma's women, children and families by providing leadership in assessing health issues, services, and behaviors.

Primary Functions

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.

What's New:

*Title V Needs Assessment Survey
- help us identify priorities for programs and *services that benefit women, infant, children and youth in Oklahoma
*Encuesta de opinión pública para Title V  - haga clic en el enlace de
*esta encuesta para ayudarnos a identificar cuáles son las prioridades
*de los programas y servicios que benefician a las mujeres, bebés, niños y jóvenes
*de Oklahoma.

Breastfeeding Facts at a Glance Feb 2020 (511k)
Pre-Pregnancy Underweight and Related Prematurity in Newborns
Newborns with Withdrawal Symptoms Caused by Maternal Exposure to Select Substances among SoonerCare in 2016
Maternal Characteristics and Birth Outcome among Soonercare in 2016 (1.3m)
Profile of American Indian Mothers with Oklahoma Medicaid Reimbursed Live Births in 2016 (548k)
African American Maternal and Child Health Data Review
August 2019 (650k)
Disparities in Chronic Health Conditions May 2019 
TOTS Brief on Household and Vehicle Smoking Rules, May 2019 (598k)
American Indian Maternal and Child Health Data Review
PRAMS Brief - Unpaid Maternity Leave among Oklahoma Mothers Feb 2019
PRAMS Fact Sheet - Unpaid Maternity Leave among Oklahoma Mothers Feb 2019
Rapid Repeat Births among Oklahoma Teens August
2018 (338.1k)
PRAMSGRAM - Infant Safe Sleep Practices among Oklahoma American Indian Mothers
April 2018 (757.5k)
#1 Toddler Nutrition and Physical Activity March 2018
Profile of New Fathers in Oklahoma March 2018 (347k)
PRAMS Brief - Birth Control Practices among Oklahoma Teen Mothers
August 2017 (527.4K)
PRAMS Brief - Preconception Wellness among Mothers with Medicaid August 2017 (158.5k)
Cesarean Section Deliveries in Oklahoma 2011-2015
  (May 2017) Report provides an overview of cesarean deliveries & Oklahoma's efforts to improve the health of the maternal & child health population.



Contact Information:        
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  email: Paul Patrick













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