National Vital Statistics System

32. Apgar score

Category: Newborn Information

BC # 51

Definitions, Instructions, Sources, Keywords and Abbreviations
Definitions A systematic measure for evaluating the physical condition of the infant at specific intervals following birth.

Enter the infant’s Apgar score at 5 minutes.

If the score at 5 minutes is less than 6, enter the infant’s Apgar score at 10 minutes.

Sources 1st  Delivery record under – Infant data
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