Concept: Revised-Graduated Prenatal Care Utilization Index (R-GINDEX)

Concept Description

Last Updated: 2020-08-07


Data Required for Creating the R-GINDEX

1. GEST - Gestational Age of the Newborn

2. TPCB - Trimester that Prenatal Care Began

3. PCV - Total Number of Prenatal Care Visits


R-GINDEX Outcomes and Categories

MCHP Research Using the R-GINDEX

Brownell et al. (2010)

Heaman et al. (2012)

Ruth et al. (2015)

Fransoo et al. (2019)

SAS Code

    The SAS code used in this research, to develop the count of prenatal visits, is included in the SAS code and formats section below (internal access only).

Limitations and Cautions

SAS code and formats 

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