32. Apgar score
Category: Newborn Information
BC # 51
|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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Page last reviewed: August 6, 2019
Content source: National Center for Health Statistics