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Chlamydia Screening in Women

Measure Definition

Monitors the percentage of young women 16 years of age and older who are identified as sexually active and received a test for Chlamydia during 2011.


Less than half the HFP teens who were eligible based on age and sexual activity for Chlamydia screening received this recommended screening in 2011 (47.8%), similar to 2010 rates. Four health plans exceeded the national commercial 90th percentile (53.9%):

  • Contra Costa Health Plan
  • CalOptima
  • Kaiser Foundation Health Plan - South
  • Kaiser Foundation Health Plan – North


Seven health plans had rates below the national commercial 10th percentile (29.3%), including two local plans serving Kern and San Francisco counties. According to recently released data from the CA Department of Public Health3, the highest reported rates for females 15-24 years of age in 2011 are in Sacramento, San Francisco, Fresno and Kern counties.

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Last modified on: 2/15/2018 2:58 PM