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The Oklahoma Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS)

The Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) is an ongoing, statewide study that collects information about a woman’s behaviors and experiences before, during and after pregnancy. Oklahoma PRAMS is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Title V Maternal and Child Health Block Grant and the Oklahoma State Department of Health. Oklahoma has been a PRAMS participant since the CDC project began in 1988.

The purpose of PRAMS is to discover why some babies are born healthy and why others are not, in an effort to increase the numbers of babies in Oklahoma who are born healthy. The information is used to help guide programs and health policy in Oklahoma and to help make better use of limited resources.

On a monthly basis, Oklahoma PRAMS randomly samples between 200 and 250 new mothers from Oklahoma birth certificates. All information is kept confidential.

Oklahoma currently collects PRAMS data on the following topics: health insurance, prenatal care, breastfeeding, maternal smoking and secondhand smoke exposure, alcohol use, social support and family planning

PRAMSgrams have been converted to .PDF files and may be downloaded from the archive below. The .PDF file format is only viewable with the Adobe(TM) Acrobat(TM) Reader. If you do not already have the Acrobat(TM) reader, you may get it FREE from Adobe(TM)

For more recent data on any topic go to CPONDER or contact Paul Patrick

Age (Maternal)
Rapid Repeat Births among Oklahoma Teens August 2018
PRAMS Brief - Birth Control Practices among Oklahoma Teen Mothers August 2017
Adolescent Pregnancy Fall 2005
Primparous and Multiparous Mothers Age 35 and Older in Oklahoma Summer 1998
First Time Mothers Age 35 and Older in Oklahoma Spring 1998
The Association Between Mother's Age At First Birth And Education Spring 1995
Repeat Births to Teens in Oklahoma Spring 1997

Alcohol
Pre-Pregnancy Binge Drinking and Postpartum Depression Summer 2013
Prepregnancy Alcohol Use Brief Fall 2012

Birth Control/Family Planning
PRAMS Brief - Birth Control Practices among Oklahoma Teen Mothers August 2017
Patterns of Postpartum Birth Control Use after an Unintended Pregnancy Summer 2016

Birth Defects
Birth Defects in Oklahoma Summer 2012

Birthweight
Prenatal Weight Gain And Birth Weight Among Oklahoma Mothers Spring 1996

Breastfeeding
PRAMS Brief - Baby-Friendly® Hospital Practices and Breastfeeding Duration among First-Time Oklahoma Mothers Dec 2020
Breastfeeding Facts at a Glance Feb 2020
Bed-Sharing Practices Among First Time Mothers Who Breastfed at Least Eight Weeks August 2014
Duration and Exclusivity of Breastfeeding in Oklahoma Brief Summer 2012
Breastfeeding, Part II: Duration Summer 2005
Summer 2005 Breastfeeding Duration Insert
Breastfeeding, Part I: Initiation Spring 2005
Spring 2005 Breastfeeding Initiation Insert 
Breastfeeding Tips Insert Updated 2009 
2009

Demographics
Disparities in Chronic Health Conditions May 2019
Perinatal Characteristics of Women in Oklahoma: A Comparison Of Communities Summer/Fall 1996

Depression
Pre-Pregnancy Binge Drinking and Postpartum Depression Summer 2013
Maternal Depression Spring 2008
Depression After Delivery Among Oklahoma Mothers Fall 1995

Education
The Association Between Mother's Age At First Birth And Education Spring 1995

Folic Acid
Multivitamin Use Before Pregnancy Among American Indian Mothers April 2014
Folic Acid Knowledge and Multivitamin Use Among Oklahoma Women Summer 1998

Hospital Care
Baby Friendy Hospital Practices in Oklahoma, 2012 September 2015

Immunization
Influenza Vaccination and Pregnant Women Winter 2011
Characteristics of Toddlers and Infants with Up-to-Date Immunization Status Spring 2011

Native American
PRAMSGRAM - Infant Safe Sleep Practices among Oklahoma American Indian Mothers April 2018
Multivitamin Use Before Pregnancy Among American Indian Mothers April 2014
Native American Mothers in Oklahoma Fall 2007
A Comparison of Prenatal Characteristics Between Native American And White Women In Oklahoma Winter 1994

Maternal Obesity
Maternal Overweight and Obesity Fall 2006
Pre-pregnancy Maternal Overweight as a Risk Factor for Child Overweight Spring 2014

Maternity Leave
PRAMS Brief - Unpaid Maternity Leave among Oklahoma Mothers Feb 2019
PRAMS Fact Sheet - Unpaid Maternity Leave among Oklahoma Mothers Feb 2019

Poverty
Poverty Among Oklahoma Women Delivering a Live Birth: A Socio-Demographic Profile Fall 1997

Pregnancy Intention
Unintended Pregnancy Spring 2006
Unwanted Pregnancy In Oklahoma Winter 1996
Father's Intention of Pregnancy Winter 2007

Preconception
PRAMSgram - Preconception Health Disparities and Birth Outcomes among Foreign-Born and Native-Born Hispanic Women in Oklahoma August 2021
PRAMS Brief - Preconception Wellness among Mothers with Medicaid August 2017
Preconception Care and Racial Disparities - Summer 2015

Preconception Care and Its Impact in Oklahoma Summer 2010
Preconception Care Winter 2008

Prenatal Care
Oral Health During Pregnancy PRAMS Brief September 2016
Barriers to Prenatal Care in Oklahoma
First Trimester Prenatal Care and Impact on Household Smoking Rules
Influenza Vaccination and Pregnant Women Winter 2011
Flu Information for Pregnant Women
Prenatal Care Counseling Disparities in Oklahoma Winter 2009
Initiation Of Prenatal Care Among Women Having A Live Birth In Oklahoma Summer 1995

Preterm Birth
Early Term and Full Term Births in Oklahoma
Early and Late Preterm Birth in Oklahoma Summer 2009

Maternal Race
African American Maternal and Child Health Data Review August 2019
Preconception Care and Racial Disparities - Summer 2015
African American Health Disparities Summer 2008
Native American Mothers in Oklahoma Fall 2007
A Comparison of Prenatal Characteristics Between Native American And White Women In Oklahoma Winter 1994
Stressors, Social Supports and Pregnancy Outcomes among African American and White Mothers Spring 2009
Prenatal Care Counseling Disparities in Oklahoma Winter 2009


Safe Sleep
PRAMSGRAM - Infant Safe Sleep Practices among Oklahoma American Indian Mothers April 2018
Bed-Sharing Practices Among First Time Mothers Who Breastfed at Least Eight Weeks August 2014
Infant Sleep Position Spring 2007
Bed-Sharing with Infants in Oklahoma Spring 2012

Stress
Pre and Postnatal Stressors Spring 2016

Tobacco Use
First Trimester Prenatal Care and Impact on Household Smoking Rules
Maternal Smoking Brief October 2011
Maternal Smoking Winter 2006 
Women Who Quit Smoking During Pregnancy Summer 1997

PRAMSgrams have been converted to .PDF files and may be downloaded from the archive below. The .PDF file format is only viewable with the Adobe(TM) Acrobat(TM) Reader. If you do not already have the Acrobat(TM) reader, you may get it FREE from Adobe(TM).

2021
PRAMSgram - Preconception Health Disparities and Birth Outcomes among Foreign-Born and Native-Born Hispanic Women in Oklahoma August 2021
Tobacco Use During Pregnancy Among SoonerCare Mothers

2020
PRAMS Brief - Baby-Friendly® Hospital Practices and Breastfeeding Duration among First-Time Oklahoma Mothers Dec 2020
Oklahoma Maternal and Child Health Data Review (August 2020)
Breastfeeding Facts at a Glance Feb 2020

2019
African American Maternal and Child Health Data Review August 2019
PRAMSGRAM - Disparities in Chronic Health Conditions May 2019
 
PRAMS Brief - Unpaid Maternity Leave among Oklahoma Mothers February 2019
PRAMS Fact Sheet - Unpaid Maternity Leave among Oklahoma Mothers February 2019

2018
Rapid Repeat Births among Oklahoma Teens August 2018 
PRAMSGRAM - Infant Safe Sleep Practices among Oklahoma American Indian Mothers 
April 2018

2017
PRAMS Brief - Birth Control Practices among Oklahoma Teen Mothers August 2017
PRAMS Brief - Preconception Wellness among Mothers with Medicaid August 2017 

2016
Oral Health During Pregnancy PRAMS Brief
 September 2016
Patterns of Postpartum Birth Control Use after an Unintended Pregnancy Summer 2016
Pre and Postnatal Stressors Spring 2016

2015
Baby Friendy Hospital Practices in Oklahoma, 2012 September 2015
Preconception Care and Racial Disparities - Summer 2015

2014
Barriers to Prenatal Care in Oklahoma
Bed-Sharing Practices Among First Time Mothers Who Breastfed at Least Eight Weeks August 2014
Multivitamin Use Before Pregnancy Among American Indian Mothers April 2014
Pre-pregnancy Maternal Overweight as a Risk Factor for Child Overweight

2013
First Trimester Prenatal Care and Impact on Household Smoking Rules 
Early Term and Full Term Births in Oklahoma 
Pre-Pregnancy Binge Drinking and Postpartum Depression

2012
Prepregnancy Alcohol Use Brief 
Duration and Exclusivity of Breastfeeding in Oklahoma Brief 
Birth Defects in Oklahoma 
Gestational Diabetes among Oklahoma Women 
Bed-Sharing with Infants in Oklahoma

2011
Influenza Vaccination and Pregnant Women 
Flu Information for Pregnant Women
Maternal Smoking Brief, October 2011

Characteristics of Toddlers and Infants with Up-to-Date Immunization Status

2010 
Preconception Care and Its Impact in Oklahoma

2009 
Early and Late Preterm Birth in Oklahoma
Stressors, Social Supports and Pregnancy Outcomes among African American and White Mothers 
Prenatal Care Counseling Disparities in Oklahoma

2008
African American Health Disparities  
Maternal Depression 
Preconception Care

2007
Native American Mothers in Oklahoma 
Infant Sleep Position 
Father's Intention of Pregnancy

2006
Maternal Overweight and Obesity 
Unintended Pregnancy 
Maternal Smoking                                                                                  

2005
Adolescent Pregnancy  
Breastfeeding, Part II: Duration 
Summer 2005 Insert 
Breastfeeding, Part I: Initiation  
Spring 2005 Insert  
Breastfeeding Tips Insert Updated 2009
 

1998
Folic Acid Knowledge and Multivitamin Use Among Oklahoma Women 
First Time Mothers Age 35 and Older in Oklahoma 
Primiparous and Multiparous Mothers Age 35 and Older in Oklahoma 
Healthy People 2000 Objectives

1997
Poverty Among Oklahoma Women Delivering a Live Birth: A Socio-Demographic Profile 
Women Who Quit Smoking During Pregnancy 
Repeat Births to Teens in Oklahoma

1996
Unwanted Pregnancy In Oklahoma 
Perinatal Characteristics of Women in Oklahoma: A Comparison Of Communities 
Prenatal Weight Gain And Birth Weight Among Oklahoma Mothers 

1995
Depression After Delivery Among Oklahoma Mothers 
The Association Between Mother's Age At First Birth And Education
Initiation Of Prenatal Care Among Women Having A Live Birth In Oklahoma

1994
A Comparison of Prenatal Characteristics Between Native American And White Women In Oklahoma


Contact Information

Ayesha Lampkins, MPH
PRAMS/TOTS Project Manager
MCH Assessment
Phone: (405) 426-8098 or 1-800-766-2223

Binitha Kunnel, MS
Senior Biostatistician
MCH Assessment
Phone: (405) 426-8097 or 1-800-766-2223

Mailing Address:
Oklahoma State Department of Health
MCH Assessment
123 Robert S. Kerr. Ave., Suite 1702
Oklahoma City, OK 73102-6406

Physical Address:
Oklahoma State Department of Health
123 Robert S. Kerr Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK

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