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United States Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System 2002


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2002 - 12/2002
Data type
  • Individual

PRAMS, the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System, is a surveillance project of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state health departments. PRAMS collects state-specific, population-based data on maternal attitudes and experiences before, during, and shortly after pregnancy. The goal of the PRAMS project is to improve the health of mothers and infants by reducing adverse outcomes. The survey is conducted in two parts with a core questions asked by all participating states, and a second set of state-specific questions. Forty states and New York City participated in the PRAMS survey in 2002.