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BMI assessment and recommended weight gain (for pregnant women)

Percentage of patients, regardless of age, who gave birth during a 12-month period seen at least once for prenatal care who had a BMI value recorded and were counseled on recommended weight gain during pregnancy at first prenatal care visit.

Numerator: Patients who had a BMI value recorded and were counseled on recommended weight gain during pregnancy at first prenatal care visit.

Denominator Statement: All patients, regardless of age, who gave birth during a 12-month period seen at least once for prenatal care.

Measure Set: PQMP

Data Source: Electronic Medical Records (EMR)Records Analysis

Target Population: Women

Categories: Access to and quality of health care services, Health Service Utilization, Pregnancy, birth, and sexual health services

Additional Information: http://www.ahrq.gov/policymakers/chipra/factsheets/index.html#tab1

Keywords: Maternal Health

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