Care Center Data

Children's of Alabama/University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL
Appointments: (205) 638-9583
Description: Lung transplants are done at this care center. Sicker patients are referred for transplant. This may influence this center's lung function and nutrition data.
Patients Served: Pediatric

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, A
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Appointments: (205) 801-7545
Description: Lung transplants are done at this care center. Sicker patients are referred for transplant. This may influence this center's lung function and nutrition data.
Patients Served: Adult

Total number of patients in the registry at this center: 438.
National average of patients at a center: 162.

Measures

Level at this CF Center

National Average

National Goal

Lung Function in Children *:
Mean FEV, percent of predicted in children 6 to 17 years of age.

92.4

93.3

100.0

Lung Function in Adults *:
Mean FEV, percent of predicted in adults 18 years of age and older.

68.0

66.1

75.0

Nutritional Status in Children *:
Mean BMI percentile in children 2 to 19 years of age.

58.3

53.0

50.0

Nutritional Status in Adults *:
Mean BMI in adults 20 years of age and older.

23.7

22.9

22.5

Screening for CF-related Diabetes:
Percent of non-diabetic patients 10 years of age and older screened for CF-related Diabetes (CFRD).

91.7

85.4

95.0

Guidelines for Care in Children:
Percent of children less than 18 years of age who had at least four clinic visits, two lung function tests and a sputum or throat culture in 2010.

73.9

71.0

90.0

Guidelines for Care in Adults:
Percent of adults 18 years of age and older who had at least four clinic visits, two lung function tests and a sputum or throat culture in 2010.

61.8

53.3

90.0

* Adjusted for attained age of patients, gender, pancreatic sufficiency, race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and age of diagnosis

An 'N/A' means the health measure does not apply to this care center's patient population.

An 'NR' means the center had fewer than 10 patients meeting the identified health measure.