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Oregon PRAMS 2007
  • ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION
    • During the 3 months before you got pregnant, how many alcoholic drinks did you have in an average week?  2007*
    • During the 3 months before you got pregnant, how many times did you drink 5 alcoholic drinks or more at one sitting?  2007*
    • During the last 3 months of your pregnancy, how many alcoholic drinks did you have in an average week?  2007*
    • During the last 3 months of your pregnancy, how many times did you drink 5 alcoholic drinks or more at one sitting?  2007*
    • During any of your prenatal care visits, did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker ask if you were drinking alcoholic beverages (beer, wine, wine cooler, or liquor)?  2007*

  • BIRTH CERTIFICATE VARIABLES
    • Mother's Age  2007*
    • Maternal Education  2007*
    • Mother's Race/Ethnicity as defined by CDC for PRAMS  2007*
    • Prenatal Care Initiation  2007*  
    • Birthweight  2007*
    • Marital Status  2007*
    • WIC Enrollment  2007*
    • Parity  2007*
    • Tobacco Use During Pregnancy  2007*
    • Alcohol Use During Pregnancy  2007*

  • BREAST-FEEDING
    • Did you ever breastfeed or pump breast milk to feed your new baby after delivery?  2007*
    • Are you still breastfeeding or feeding pumped milk to your new baby?  2007*
    • How many weeks or months did you breastfeed or pump milk to feed your new baby?  2007*
    • How old was your baby the first time you fed him or her anything besides breast milk?  2007*
    • 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  2007*
      • My baby stayed in the same room with me at the hospital  2007*
      • I breastfed my baby in the hospital  2007*
      • I breastfed my baby in the first hour after my baby was born  2007*
      • Hospital staff helped me learn how to breastfeed  2007*
      • My baby was fed only breast milk at the hospital  2007*
      • Hospital staff told me to breastfeed whenever my baby wanted  2007*
      • The hospital gave me a gift pack with formula  2007*
      • The hospital gave me a telephone number to call for help with breastfeeding  2007*
      • My baby used a pacifier in the hospital  2007*
    • What were your reasons for stopping breastfeeding?  2007*

  • DEMOGRAPHICS
    • Is your baby alive now?  2007*
    • Is your baby living with you now?  2007*
    • During the 12 months before your new baby was born, what were the sources of your household's income?  2007*
    • During the 12 months before your new baby was born, what was your total household income before taxes?  2007*
    • During the 12 months before your new baby was born, how many people, including yourself, depended on this income?  2007*
    • Body Mass Index  2007*

  • DEPRESSION
    • While you were pregnant, how often did you feel down, depressed, or hopeless?  2007*
    • While you were pregnant, how often did you have little interest or little pleasure in doing things?  2007*
    • Since your new baby was born, how often have you felt down, depressed, or hopeless?  2007*
    • Since your new baby was born, how often have you had little interest or little pleasure in doing things?  2007*

  • FAMILY PLANNING
    • How many weeks or months pregnant were you when you were sure you were pregnant?  2007*
    • When you got pregnant with your new baby, were you trying to get pregnant?  2007*
    • When you got pregnant with your new baby, were you or your husband or partner doing anything to keep from getting pregnant?  2007*
    • What were your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant?  2007*
    • When you got pregnant with your new baby, what were you or your husband or partner doing to keep from getting pregnant?  2007*
    • When you got pregnant with your new baby, would you have used a birth control method if you had insurance that paid for it 2007*
    • Before you got pregnant with your new baby, had you ever heard or read about emergency birth control (the "morning-after pill")?  2007*
    • Are you or your husband or partner doing anything now to keep from getting pregnant?  2007*
    • What are your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant now 2007*
    • What kind of birth control are you or your husband or partner using now to keep from getting pregnant?  2007*

  • FOLIC ACID
    • During the month before you got pregnant with your new baby, how many times a week did you take a multivitamin or a prenatal vitamin?  2007*

  • FOOD SECURITY
    • During the 12 months before your new baby was born, did you ever eat less than you felt you should because there wasn't enough money to buy food?  2007*

  • HIV
    • At any time during your most recent pregnancy or delivery, did you have a test for HIV (the virus that causes AIDS)?  2007*

  • INFANT HEALTH CARE
    • After your baby was born, was he or she put in an intensive care unit?  2007*
    • After your baby was born, how long did he or she stay in the hospital?  2007*
    • Was your baby seen by a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker during the first week after he or she left the hospital?  2007*
    • Has your new baby had a well-baby checkup?  2007*

  • INFANT SLEEP POSITION & CO-SLEEPING
    • How do you most often lay your baby down to sleep now?  2007*
    • How often does your new baby sleep in the same bed with you or anyone else?  2007*

  • INSURANCE COVERAGE
    • Just before you got pregnant, did you have health insurance?  2007*
    • Just before you got pregnant, were you on Oregon Health Plan or Medicaid?  2007*
    • How was your prenatal care paid for?  2007*
    • How was your delivery paid for?  2007*

  • INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE (IPV)
    • During the 12 months before you got pregnant, were you physically hurt in any way by your husband or partner?  2007*
    • During the 12 months before you got pregnant, did an ex-husband or ex-partner push, hit, slap, kick, choke, or physically hurt you in any other way?  2007*
    • During your most recent pregnancy, were you physically hurt in any way by your husband or partner?  2007*
    • During your most recent pregnancy, did an ex-husband or ex-partner push, hit, slap, kick, choke, or physically hurt you in any other way?  2007*

  • MERCURY
    • During any of your prenatal care visits, did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talk with you about how eating fish containing high levels of mercury could affect your baby?  2007*

  • 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  2007*
      • I went to a dentist or dental clinic  2007*
      • A dental or other health care worker talked with me about how to care for my teeth and gums  2007*
    • How long has it been since you had your teeth cleaned by a dentist or a dental hygienist?  2007*
    • 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?  2007*
    • Do you ever put your baby to bed with a bottle?  2007*
    • What do you put in the bottles that your baby takes to bed?  2007*

  • PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
    • In the past month, how many days a week did you get at least 30 minutes of physical activity or exercise?  2007*

  • PREGNANCY HISTORY
    • Before you got pregnant with your new baby, did you ever have any other babies who were born alive?  2007*
    • Did the baby born just before your new one weigh 5 pounds, 8 ounces (2.5 kilos) or less at birth?  2007*
    • Was the baby just before your new one born more than 3 weeks before its due date?  2007*

  • PREGNANCY INTENDEDNESS
    • Thinking back to just before you got pregnant with your new baby, how did you feel about becoming pregnant?  2007*

  • PRENATAL CARE
    • How many weeks or months pregnant were you when you had your first visit for prenatal care?  2007*
    • Did you get prenatal care as early in your pregnancy as you wanted?  2007*
    • Did any of these things keep you from getting prenatal care at all or as early as you wanted?
      • I couldn't get an appointment when I wanted one  2007*
      • I didn't have enough money or insurance to pay for my visits  2007*
      • I had no way to get to the clinic or doctor's office  2007*
      • I couldn't take time off from work  2007*
      • The doctor or my health plan would not start care as early as I wanted  2007*
      • I didn't have my Oregon Health Plan or Medicaid card  2007*
      • I had no one to take care of my children  2007*
      • I had too many other things going on  2007*
      • I didn't want anyone to know I was pregnant  2007*
      • Other  2007*
    • Where did you go most of the time for your prenatal visits?  2007*
    • 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 reading materials or videos.
      • How smoking during pregnancy could affect my baby  2007*
      • Breastfeeding my baby  2007*
      • How drinking alcohol during pregnancy could affect my baby  2007*
      • Using a seat belt during my pregnancy  2007*
      • Birth control methods to use after my pregnancy  2007*
      • Medicines that are safe to take during my pregnancy  2007*
      • How using illegal drugs could affect my baby  2007*
      • Doing tests to screen for birth defects or diseases that run in my family  2007*
      • What to do if my labor starts early  2007*
      • Getting tested for HIV (the virus that causes AIDS)  2007*
      • Physical abuse to women by their husbands or partners  2007*

  • 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  2007*
      • I got separated or divorced from my husband or partner  2007*
      • I moved to a new address  2007*
      • I was homeless  2007*
      • My husband or partner lost his job  2007*
      • I lost my job even though I wanted to go on working  2007*
      • I argued with my husband or partner more than usual  2007*
      • My husband or partner said he didn't want me to be pregnant  2007*
      • I had a lot of bills I couldn't pay  2007*
      • I was in a physical fight  2007*
      • My husband or partner or I went to jail  2007*
      • Someone very close to me had a bad problem with drinking or drugs  2007*
      • Someone very close to me died  2007*
    • Did you have any of the following problems during your most recent pregnancy?
      • High blood sugar (diabetes) that started before this pregnancy  2007*
      • High blood sugar (diabetes) that started during this pregnancy  2007*
      • Vaginal bleeding  2007*
      • Kidney or bladder (urinary tract) infection  2007*
      • Severe nausea, vomiting or dehydration  2007*
      • Cervix had to be sewn shut (incompetent cervix)  2007*
      • High blood pressure, hypertension (including pregnancy-induced hypertension [PIH]), preeclampsia, or toxemia  2007*
      • Problems with the placenta (such as abruptio placentae or placenta previa)  2007*
      • Labor pains more than 3 weeks before my baby was due (preterm or early labor)  2007*
      • Water broke more than 3 weeks before my baby was due (premature rupture of membranes [PROM])  2007*
      • I had to have a blood transfusion  2007*
      • I was hurt in a car accident  2007*
    • Did you do any of the following things because of these problems?
      • I went to the hospital or emergency room and stayed less than 1 day  2007*
      • I went to the hospital or emergency room and stayed 1 to 7 days  2007*
      • I went to the hospital and stayed more than 7 days  2007*
      • I stayed in bed at home more than 2 days because of my doctor's or nurse's advice  2007*

  • SOCIAL SERVICES
    • During your most recent pregnancy, did you receive any of the following services?
      • Help with an alcohol or drug problem  2007*
      • Help to reduce violence in your home  2007*
      • Counseling information for family and personal problems  2007*
      • Help to quit smoking  2007*

  • TOBACCO USE
    • Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in the past 2 years 2007*
    • In the 3 months before you got pregnant, how many cigarettes did you smoke on an average day?  2007*
    • In the last 3 months of your pregnancy, how many cigarettes did you smoke on an average day?  2007*
    • How many cigarettes do you smoke on an average day now 2007*
    • During any of your prenatal care visits, did a doctor, nurse or other health care worker ask if you were smoking cigarettes?  2007*
    • 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?  2007*
    • 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?  2007*
    • About how many hours a day, on average, is your new baby in the same room with someone who is smoking?  2007*
    • Not including yourself, is there anyone in your household who smokes cigarettes, cigars, or pipes?  2007*
    • Which of the following statements best describes the rules about smoking inside your home now?  2007*

  • WIC (WOMEN, INFANTS & CHILDREN'S NUTRITION PROGRAM)
    • During your most recent pregnancy, were you on WIC (the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children)?  2007*

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