APPENDIX TABLE 3-2 Committee’s Recommended Core Indicators Mapped to Questions from MMP Questionnaire and Medical Record Abstraction Forms

Indicator Does MMP Adhere to Indicators? Question ID Questions Collecting Data Related to Indicator
Proportion of people newly diagnosed with HIV with a CD4+ cell count >200 cells/mm3 and without a clinical diagnosis of AIDS Yes   From questionnaire:
A1

•    What month and year did you first test positive for HIV? Tell me when you got your result, not when you got your first test. (MM/YYYY; Refused to answer; Don’t know)

C2a

•    What was the result of your most recent CD4 count? (0-49; 50-99; 100-199; 200-349; 350-499; 500 or more; Refused to answer; Don’t know)

C8

•    Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker that you had PCP [Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia]? (No; Yes; Refused to answer; Don’t know)

From medical record abstraction forms:

•    Is there documentation that any AIDS defining opportunistic illnesses (AIDS OI) were diagnosed prior to the SP start date? (If yes, abstractor checks which AIDS OI was diagnosed and enters the date of first diagnosis) (MHF)

•    Is there documentation of CD4 cell count test results prior to the SP start date? (If yes, abstractor enters lowest CD4 count and date of lowest CD4 count) (MHF)

•    Is there documentation of any new or existing diagnoses of AIDS defining opportunistic illnesses (AIDS OI) during this visit? (If yes, abstractor checks which AIDS OI was diagnosed) (SPVF)

•    Is there documentation of CD4 cell count done at this visit? (If yes, abstractor enters value) (SPVF)



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