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PRAMS Data Updated for 2011

August 4, 2014- PeriStats has been updated with 2011 data from the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS).

PRAMS is from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state health departments, collects state-specific, population-based data to monitor maternal and child health indicators.

Select PRAMS data are available on PeriStats, including the following subtopics, with many also available stratified by maternal race/ethnicity, maternal age, household income, and Medicaid status:

  • Alcohol use, before pregnancy
  • Alcohol use, during pregnancy
  • Smoking, before pregnancy
  • Smoking, during pregnancy
  • Smoking, quit during pregnancy
  • Smoking, postpartum
  • Medicaid coverage, prenatal care
  • Medicaid coverage, before pregnancy
  • Medicaid coverage, anytime
  • Uninsured, before pregnancy
  • WIC status
  • Income
  • Vitamin use
  • NICU admission
  • Breastfeeding
  • Postpartum follow up
  • Sleep position
  • Obesity before pregnanacy: BMI > 30