Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity for Children and Adolescents

Percentage of patients 3-17 years of age who had an outpatient visit with a Primary Care Physician (PCP) or Obstetrician/ Gynecologist (OB/GYN) and who had evidence of the following during the measurement period. Three rates are reported.
- Percentage of patients with height, weight, and body mass index (BMI) percentile documentation
- Percentage of patients with counseling for nutrition
- Percentage of patients with counseling for physical activity

 

Measure Steward

National Committee for Quality Assurance

 

Measure Numerator

Numerator 1: Patients who had a height, weight and body mass index (BMI) percentile recorded during the measurement period
Numerator 2: Patients who had counseling for nutrition during a visit that occurs during the measurement period
Numerator 3: Patients who had counseling for physical activity during a visit that occurs during the measurement period

 

Measure Denominator

Patients 3-17 years of age with at least one outpatient visit with a primary care physician (PCP) or an obstetrician/gynecologist (OB/GYN) during the measurement period.