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Oregon PRAMS 2001
  • ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION
    • During the 3 months before you got pregnant, how many alcoholic drinks did you have in an average week?  2001^
    • During the 3 months before you got pregnant, did you drink 5 or more alcoholic drinks at one sitting?  2001^
    • During the 3 months before you got pregnant, how many times did you drink 5 or more alcoholic drinks at one sitting?  2001^
    • During the last 3 months of your pregnancy, how many alcoholic drinks did you have in an average week?  2001^
    • During the last 3 months of your pregnancy, did you drink 5 or more alcoholic drinks at one sitting?  2001^
    • During the last 3 months of your pregnancy, how many times did you drink 5 or more alcoholic drinks at one sitting?  2001^

  • BIRTH CERTIFICATE VARIABLES
    • Mother's Age  2001^
    • Maternal Education  2001^
    • Mother's Race/Ethnicity as defined by CDC for PRAMS  2001^
    • Prenatal Care Initiation  2001^  
    • Birthweight  2001^
    • Marital Status  2001^
    • WIC Enrollment  2001^
    • Parity  2001^
    • Tobacco Use During Pregnancy  2001^
    • Alcohol Use During Pregnancy  2001^

  • BREAST-FEEDING
    • Did you ever breastfeed or pump breast milk to feed your new baby after delivery?  2001^
    • Are you still breastfeeding or feeding pumped milk to your new baby?  2001^
    • How many weeks or months did you breastfeed or pump milk to feed your new baby?  2001^
    • How old was your baby the first time you fed him or her anything besides breast milk?  2001^
    • This question asks about things that may have happened at the hospital or birthing center where your new baby was born:
      • Staff gave you information about breast-feeding  2001^
      • Your baby stayed in the same room with you  2001^
      • You breast-fed your baby  2001^
      • Staff helped you learn how to breast-feed  2001^
      • Your baby was fed only breast milk  2001^
      • Staff told you to breast-feed whenever your baby wanted  2001^
      • The staff gave you a gift pack with formula  2001^
      • The staff gave you a telephone number to call for help about breast-feeding  2001^
    • During your most recent pregnancy, what did you think about breast-feeding your new baby?  2001^
    • Did any of these things prevent you from breast-feeding or stop you after you had started?  2001^

  • CHILD SAFETY
    • Your infant was brought home from the hospital in an infant car seat  2001^
    • Your baby always rides in an infant car seat  2001^
    • Your home has a working smoke alarm that has been tested in the last year  2001^
    • Your hot water heater has been turned down or set to 120 degrees F or below  2001^
    • Are any firearms now kept in or around your home? Include those kept in your home, in a garage, outdoor storage area, car, truck, or other motor vehicle.  2001^
    • Are any of those firearms kept loaded?  2001^
    • Are all of the firearms in your home stored in a locked place?  2001^
    • Is all of the ammunition stored separately from the firearms?  2001^

  • DEMOGRAPHICS
    • Is your baby alive now?  2001^
    • Is your baby living with you now?  2001^
    • What were the sources of your family income during the past 12 months 2001^
    • What is your family income, before deductions and taxes? Family income before you got pregnant 2001^
    • What is your family income, before deductions and taxes? Family income now 2001^
    • How many people does this income support? Number of people before you got pregnant 2001^
    • How many people does this income support? Number of people now 2001^
    • Body Mass Index  2001^

  • FAMILY PLANNING
    • Where did you have a pregnancy test?  2001^
    • How many weeks pregnant were you when you were sure you were pregnant?  2001^
    • When you got pregnant with your new baby, were you or your husband or partner using any kind of birth control?  2001^
    • Why were you or your husband or partner not using any birth control?  2001^
    • When you got pregnant, what kinds of birth control were you or your partner using?  2001^
    • Where were you or your partner getting your birth control method(s)?  2001^
    • Did you know there was free or low cost birth control at health departments and Planned Parenthood clinics?  2001^
    • Had you ever read or heard about emergency birth control (the "morning-after" pill)?  2001^
    • Before you got pregnant, did your health insurance cover the cost of birth control?  2001^
    • After your new baby was born, did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talk with you about using birth control?  2001^
    • Are you or your husband or partner using any kind of birth control now 2001^
    • What are your reasons for not using any birth control now 2001^
    • What kinds of birth control are you or your partner using now 2001^
    • Where are you or your partner getting your birth control method(s) now 2001^
    • Does your health insurance cover the cost of birth control now 2001^

  • FOLIC ACID
    • Have you ever heard or read that taking the vitamin folic acid can help prevent some birth defects?  2001^
    • In the month before you got pregnant with your new baby, how many times a week did you take a multivitamin (a pill that contains many different vitamins and minerals)?  2001^

  • HEALTH CARE DISCRIMINATION
    • Do you feel that you were ever treated differently by health care providers during your prenatal care, labor or delivery because of your:
      • Race  2001^
      • Culture  2001^
      • Ability to speak or understand English  2001^
      • Age  2001^
      • Insurance status  2001^
      • Neighborhood you lived in  2001^
      • Religious beliefs  2001^
      • Sexual orientation or lifestyle  2001^
      • Marital status  2001^
      • Desire to have out-of-hospital birth  2001^

  • HIV
    • At any time during your most recent pregnancy did a doctor or midwife suggest that you get a blood test for HIV (the virus that causes AIDS)?  2001^
    • At any time during your most recent pregnancy, did you have a blood test for HIV (the virus that causes AIDS)?  2001^

  • INFANT HEALTH CARE
    • How many times has your baby been to a doctor or nurse for routine well baby care?  2001^
    • When your baby goes for routine well baby care, where do you take him or her?  2001^

  • INFANT SLEEP POSITION & CO-SLEEPING
    • In the hospital or birthing center after your new baby was born , did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talk with you about your baby's sleep position?  2001^
    • After you took your baby home, , did your baby's doctor or staff talk with you about your baby's sleep position?  2001^
    • How do you most often lay your baby down to sleep now?  2001^
    • How often does your new baby sleep in the same bed with you?  2001^

  • INSURANCE COVERAGE
    • Just before you got pregnant, did you have health insurance?  2001^
    • Just before you got pregnant, did you have health insurance through the Oregon Health Plan?  2001^
    • At the time of your first pregnancy test were you insured for prenatal care?  2001^
    • If you had insurance for prenatal care, was it an employee benefit?  2001^
    • Did the Oregon Health Plan pay for any portion of your prenatal care?  2001^
    • What type of insurance paid for your delivery?  2001^
    • What is your health insurance coverage now 2001^

  • INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE (IPV)
    • During the 12 months before you got pregnant , did your husband or partner push, hit, slap, kick, choke, or physically hurt you in any other way?  2001^
    • During the 12 months before you got pregnant , did anyone else physically hurt you in any way?  2001^
    • During your most recent pregnancy, did your husband or partner push, hit, slap, kick, choke, or physically hurt you in any other way?  2001^
    • During your most recent pregnancy, did anyone else physically hurt you in any way?  2001^

  • ORAL HEALTH
    • This question is about the care of your teeth during your most recent pregnancy.
      • I needed to see a dentist for a problem  2001^
      • I went to a dentist or dental clinic  2001^
      • A dental or other health care worker talked with me about how to care for my teeth and gums  2001^
    • How long has it been since you had your teeth cleaned by a dentist or a dental hygienist?  2001^
    • After your new baby was born , did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talk with you about how to prevent your baby from getting tooth decay?  2001^


  • PREGNANCY INTENDEDNESS
    • Thinking back to just before you got pregnant, how did you feel about becoming pregnant?  2001^

  • PRENATAL CARE
    • About how many weeks pregnant were you when you had your first visit for prenatal care?  2001^
    • Did you get prenatal care as early in your pregnancy as you wanted?  2001^
    • Did any of these things keep you from getting prenatal care as early pregnancy in your pregnancy as you wanted?  2001^
    • Where did you go most of the time for your prenatal visits?  2001^
    • During any of your prenatal care visits, did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talk with you about any of the things listed below? Please count only discussions, not literature or videos.
      • What you should eat during your pregnancy  2001^
      • How smoking during pregnancy could affect your baby  2001^
      • How secondhand smoke could affect your baby after birth  2001^
      • Breast-feeding your baby  2001^
      • How drinking alcohol during pregnancy could affect your baby  2001^
      • Using a seat belt during your pregnancy  2001^
      • Birth control methods to use after your pregnancy  2001^
      • Medicines that are safe to take during your pregnancy 
      • How using illegal drugs could affect your baby  2001^
      • What to do if your labor starts early 
      • How to keep from getting HIV (the virus that causes AIDS)  2001^
      • Getting your blood tested for HIV (the virus that causes AIDS)  2001^
      • Physical abuse to women by their husbands or partners  2001^
      • The importance of seeing a dentist during your pregnancy  2001^
      • Doing tests to screen for birth defects or diseases that run in your family  2001^

  • PRENATAL STRESS
    • This question is about things that may have happened during the 12 months before you delivered your new baby. This includes the months before you got pregnant.
      • A close family member was very sick and had to go into the hospital  2001^
      • You got separated or divorced from your husband or partner  2001^
      • You moved to a new address  2001^
      • You were homeless  2001^
      • Your husband or partner lost a job  2001^
      • You lost your job even though you wanted to go on working  2001^
      • You and your husband or partner argued more than usual  2001^
      • Your husband or partner said he did not want you to be pregnant  2001^
      • You had a lot of bills you couldn't pay  2001^
      • You were involved in a physical fight  2001^
      • You or your husband or partner went to jail  2001^
      • Someone very close to you had a bad problem with drinking or drugs  2001^
      • Someone very close to you died  2001^

  • TOBACCO USE
    • Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in your entire life?  2001^
    • In the 3 months before you got pregnant, how many cigarettes or packs of cigarettes did you smoke on an average day?  2001^
    • In the first 3 months of your pregnancy, how many cigarettes or packs of cigarettes did you smoke on an average day?  2001^
    • In the second 3 months of your pregnancy, how many cigarettes or packs of cigarettes did you smoke on an average day?  2001^
    • In the last 3 months of your pregnancy, how many cigarettes or packs of cigarettes did you smoke on an average day?  2001^
    • How many cigarettes or packs of cigarettes do you smoke on an average day now 2001^
    • During your visits to your doctor or midwife for prenatal care or after the baby was born, did someone ask if you smoked, either by questionnaire or in person?  2001^
    • During your visits for prenatal care or after the baby was born, did your doctor or midwife ever advise you to quit smoking?  2001^
    • During your visits for prenatal care or after the baby was born, did your doctor or midwife offer advice or help on how to quit smoking?  2001^
    • After your new baby was born , did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talk with you about how second hand smoke could affect your baby?  2001^
    • About how many hours a day, on average, is your new baby in the same room with someone who is smoking?  2001^
    • Which of the following statements best represents your opinion on children's exposure to secondhand smoke?  2001^
    • Is there anyone (else) in your household who smokes cigarettes, cigars, or pipes?  2001^
    • Which of the following statements best describes the rules about smoking inside your home:  2001^

  • WIC (WOMEN, INFANTS & CHILDREN'S NUTRITION PROGRAM)
    • If you were on WIC (Women, Infants and Children nutrition program) during this pregnancy, how many weeks pregnant were you when you had your first visit for WIC?  2001^

^1998-2001 Data NOT collected under Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) protocol.