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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Maternal and Child Health

Measures of quality of maternal and child health care tracked in the NHDR include:

  • Maternity care
  • Childhood immunizations
  • Adolescent immunizations
  • Treatment of pediatric gastroenteritis
  • Childhood screening and counseling
  • Childhood dental care

For findings related to all maternal and child health quality measures, go to Tables 2.6a and 2.6b at the end of this chapter. Maternal health is discussed in the section on women and child health is discussed in the section on children in Chapter 4, Priority Populations.



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