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1.Prenatal Care Visits (PCV) / Prenatal Care (PNC) Visits
The number of prenatal care visits plays an important role in measuring the adequacy of prenatal care during pregnancy. A prenatal care visit is defined as a series of regular contacts between a health care provider, typically a physician, and a pre...
2.Revised-Graduated Prenatal Care Utilization Index (R-GINDEX)
The Revised-Graduated Prenatal Care Utilization Index (R-GINDEX) is a measure of the adequacy of prenatal care provided to a woman by healthcare providers during the prenatal period. The R-GINDEX was developed by Alexander and Kotelchuck while they...
3.School Assignment (School Transfers / School Changes and Longest Attended)
School assignment refers to how students are matched to the schools they have attended or are currently attending. Researchers have measured this concept through measuring (the sub-concepts) (a) school transfers / school changes and (b) school longe...
4.Asthma - Measuring Prevalence
This concept contains information on how asthma been defined in MCHP research using administrative data, including a brief definition, a broad review of existing literature published prior to 2006, and specific algorithms since then that have define...
5.Diabetes - Measuring Prevalence
A chronic condition in which the pancreas no longer produces enough insulin (Type I Diabetes) or when cells stop responding to the insulin that is produced (Type II Diabetes), so that glucose in the blood cannot be absorbed into the cells of the bod...
6.High School Completion / Graduation and Grade 12 Attainment
High school completion / graduation is frequently used as an outcome measure for a child's level of educational attainment. Attainment of Grade 12 by a certain age, such as 17 years old, provides a similar measure. This concept describes the genera...
7.Grade Level Assessments
This concept provides information regarding Grade Level Assessments for students in grades 3, 7 and 8 in Manitoba schools. It begins by describing the purpose of grade level assessments and provides access to background information in the form of l...
8.Mental Disorder / Mental Health Disorder / Mental Health Illness Classification
This concept describes the classification of "mental disorders" / "mental health disorders / "mental health illness" and how this classification has been defined in MCHP research. This includes a list of databases where mental health data resides, ...
9.Mood and Anxiety Disorders - Measuring Prevalence
"Mood and anxiety disorders represent a broad spectrum of conditions that range from poor adjustment reactions and anxiety state to anxiety disorders, phobic disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorders, depressive disorders, affective psychoses, and n...
10.Psychotic Disorders - Measuring Prevalence
This concept describes how psychotic disorders have been defined in MCHP research and provides information about the findings of this research.