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Child and Adolescent Health Data

Group of kidsMCH 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.

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.

Teen Birth Statistics- Birth reports utilizing data from Oklahoma Vital Records

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  E-mail: Paul Patrick

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