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LC-11: Small for Gestational Age

Proportion of singleton live-born infants whose birth weight is at or below the 10th percentile for a given gestational age

Numerator: Singleton live-born infants whose birth weight is at or below the 10th percentile for a given gestational age

Denominator Statement: Total number of singleton live births

Measure Set: AMCHP

Data Source: National Vital Statistics System (NVSS) Birth RecordsVital Statistics

Target Population: Infants

Categories: Health status, well-being, and health conditions across the life course, Condition Prevalence and Health Status, Pregnancy, perinatal, birth and sexual health conditions

Additional Information: http://www.amchp.org/programsandtopics/data-assessment/LifeCourseIndicatorDocuments/LC-11%20Small%20for%20Gestational%20Age_Final_9-8-2014.pdf

Keywords: Maternal Child Health

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