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Measure Information Form
Version 2012A


Measure Information Form

Measure Set: Perinatal Care(PC)

Set Measure ID: PC-02a

Performance Measure Name: Cesarean Section - Overall Rate

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Risk Adjustment: Yes.

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Sampling: Yes.

Data Reported As: Aggregate rate generated from count data reported as a proportion.

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Measure Information Form PC-02a
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