Percentage of prenatal care patients who entered prenatal care during their first trimester.

Note: The measure itself is not dependent on which category of performance measurement achievement a woman might fall into.

Denominator (Universe) (Line 7 + Line 8 + Line 9, Columns A + B)

  • Women seen for prenatal care during the year

Numerator (Line 7, Columns A + B)

  • Women beginning prenatal care at the health center or with a referral provider (Column A), or with another prenatal provider (Column B), during their first trimester