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Oregon PRAMS 2003
  • ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION
    • During the 3 months before you got pregnant, how many alcoholic drinks did you have in an average week?  2003*
    • During the 3 months before you got pregnant, how many times did you drink 5 or more alcoholic drinks at one sitting?  2003*
    • During the last 3 months of your pregnancy, how many alcoholic drinks did you have in an average week?  2003*
    • During the last 3 months of your pregnancy, how many times did you drink 5 or more alcoholic drinks at one sitting?  2003*

  • BIRTH CERTIFICATE VARIABLES
    • Mother's Age  2003*
    • Maternal Education  2003*
    • Mother's Race/Ethnicity as defined by CDC for PRAMS  2003*
    • Prenatal Care Initiation  2003*  
    • Birthweight  2003*
    • Marital Status  2003*
    • WIC Enrollment  2003*
    • Parity  2003*
    • Tobacco Use During Pregnancy  2003*
    • Alcohol Use During Pregnancy  2003*

  • BREAST-FEEDING
    • Did you ever breastfeed or pump breast milk to feed your new baby after delivery?  2003*
    • Are you still breastfeeding or feeding pumped milk to your new baby?  2003*
    • How many weeks or months did you breastfeed or pump milk to feed your new baby?  2003*
    • How old was your baby the first time you fed him or her anything besides breast milk?  2003*
    • This question asks about things that may have happened at the hospital where your new baby was born:
      • Hospital staff gave me information about breastfeeding  2003*
      • My baby stayed in the same room with me at the hospital  2003*
      • I breastfed my baby in the hospital  2003*
      • I breastfed my baby in the first hour after my baby was born  2003*
      • Hospital staff helped me learn how to breastfeed  2003*
      • My baby was fed only breast milk at the hospital  2003*
      • Hospital staff told me to breastfeed whenever my baby wanted  2003*
      • The hospital gave me a gift pack with formula  2003*
      • The hospital gave me a telephone number to call for help with breastfeeding  2003*
      • My baby used a pacifier in the hospital  2003*
    • What were your reasons for stopping breastfeeding?  2003*

  • DEMOGRAPHICS
    • Is your baby alive now?  2003*
    • Is your baby living with you now?  2003*
    • Counting yourself, how many people live in your house, apartment, or trailer
      • Adults (people aged 18 years or older)  2003*
      • Babies, children, or teenagers (people aged 17 years or younger)  2003*
    • What were the sources of your household's income during the past 12 months?  2003*
    • Before you got pregnant with your new baby , what was your monthly family income (before deductions and taxes)?  2003*
    • How many people, including yourself, depended on this income?  2003*
    • Body Mass Index  2003*

  • FAMILY PLANNING
    • How many weeks or months pregnant were you when you were sure you were pregnant?  2003*
    • When you got pregnant with your new baby, were you trying to become pregnant?  2003*
    • When you got pregnant with your new baby, were you or your husband or partner doing anything to keep from getting pregnant?  2003*
    • What were your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant?  2003*
    • When you got pregnant with your new baby, what kinds of birth control were you or your husband or partner using?  2003*
    • When you got pregnant with your new baby, would you have used a different birth control method if you had insurance that paid for it 2003*
    • When you got pregnant with your new baby, where were you or your husband or partner getting your birth control method(s)?  2003*
    • When you got pregnant with your new baby, would you have used a birth control method if you had insurance that paid for it 2003*
    • Before you got pregnant with your new baby, did you know there was free or low cost birth control at health departments and Planned Parenthood clinics?  2003*
    • Before you got pregnant with your new baby, had you ever heard or read about emergency birth control (the "morning-after pill")?  2003*
    • Are you or your husband or partner doing anything now to keep from getting pregnant?  2003*
    • What are your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant now 2003*
    • What kinds of birth control are you or your husband or partner using now 2003*
    • Where are you or your husband or partner getting your birth control method(s) now 2003*

  • FOLIC ACID
    • Before you got pregnant with your new baby, had you ever heard or read that taking the vitamin folic acid can help prevent some birth defects?  2003*
    • 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)?  2003*

  • HIV
    • During your most recent pregnancy, did you have a blood test for HIV (the virus that causes AIDS)?  2003*

  • INFANT HEALTH CARE
    • After your baby was born, was he or she put in an intensive care unit?  2003*
    • After your baby was born, how long did he or she stay in the hospital?  2003*
    • Was your baby seen by a doctor, nurse, or other health care provider in the first week after he or she left the hospital?  2003*
    • Was your new baby seen at home or at a health care facility?  2003*
    • Has your baby had a well-baby checkup?  2003*
    • Where do you usually take your baby for well-baby checkups?  2003*
    • How many times has your baby been to a doctor or nurse for a well-baby checkup?  2003*

  • INFANT SLEEP POSITION & CO-SLEEPING
    • How do you most often lay your baby down to sleep now?  2003*

  • INSURANCE COVERAGE
    • Just before you got pregnant, did you have health insurance?  2003*
    • Just before you got pregnant, were you on Oregon Health Plan or Medicaid?  2003*
    • How was your prenatal care paid for?  2003*
    • How was your delivery paid for?  2003*

  • 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?  2003*
    • During the 12 months before you got pregnant , did anyone else physically hurt you in any way?  2003*
    • During your most recent pregnancy, did your husband or partner push, hit, slap, kick, choke, or physically hurt you in any other way?  2003*
    • During your most recent pregnancy, did anyone else physically hurt you in any way?  2003*

  • 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  2003*
      • I went to a dentist or dental clinic  2003*
      • A dental or other health care worker talked with me about how to care for my teeth and gums  2003*
    • How long has it been since you had your teeth cleaned by a dentist or a dental hygienist?  2003*
    • 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?  2003*

  • PREGNANCY HISTORY
    • Before your new baby, did you ever have any other babies who were born alive?  2003*
    • Did the baby born just before your new one weigh 5 pounds, 8 ounces (2.5 kilos) or less at birth?  2003*
    • Was the baby just before your new one born more than 3 weeks before its due date?  2003*

  • PREGNANCY INTENDEDNESS
    • Thinking back to just before you got pregnant, how did you feel about becoming pregnant?  2003*

  • PRENATAL CARE
  • PRENATAL STRESS
    • This question is about things that may have happened during the 12 months before your new baby was born.
      • A close family member was very sick and had to go into the hospital  2003*
      • You got separated or divorced from your husband or partner  2003*
      • You moved to a new address  2003*
      • You were homeless  2003*
      • Your husband or partner lost his job  2003*
      • You lost your job even though you wanted to go on working  2003*
      • You argued with your husband or partner more than usual  2003*
      • Your husband or partner said he didn't want you to be pregnant  2003*
      • You had a lot of bills you couldn't pay  2003*
      • You were in a physical fight  2003*
      • You or your husband or partner went to jail  2003*
      • Someone very close to you had a bad problem with drinking or drugs  2003*
      • Someone very close to you died  2003*
    • Did you have any of these problems during your pregnancy?
      • Labor pains more than 3 weeks before your baby was due  2003*
      • High blood pressure or retained water  2003*
      • Vaginal bleeding  2003*
      • Problems with the placenta  2003*
      • Severe nausea, vomiting or dehydration  2003*
      • High blood sugar  2003*
      • Kidney or bladder infection  2003*
      • Water broke more than 3 weeks before your baby was due  2003*
      • Cervix had to be sewn shut  2003*
      • You were hurt in a car accident  2003*
    • Did you do any of the following things because of these problem(s)?  2003*

  • TOBACCO USE
    • Have you smoked at least 200 cigarettes in the past 2 years?  2003*
    • In the 3 months before you got pregnant, how many cigarettes or packs of cigarettes did you smoke on an average day?  2003*
    • In the last 3 months of your pregnancy, how many cigarettes or packs of cigarettes did you smoke on an average day?  2003*
    • How many cigarettes or packs of cigarettes do you smoke on an average day now 2003*
    • During any of your prenatal care visits or after your most recent delivery, did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker ever advise you to quit smoking?  2003*
    • During any of your prenatal care visits or after your most recent delivery, did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talk with you about how secondhand smoke could affect your baby after birth?  2003*
    • About how many hours a day, on average, is your new baby in the same room with someone who is smoking?  2003*
    • Not including yourself, is there anyone in your household who smokes cigarettes, cigars, or pipes?  2003*
    • Which of the following statements best describes the rules about smoking inside your home:  2003*

  • WIC (WOMEN, INFANTS & CHILDREN'S NUTRITION PROGRAM)
    • During your pregnancy, were you on WIC (the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children)?  2003*

*2002-2009 Data collected under Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) protocol.