Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System
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Journal Articles Citing Alaska PRAMS Data
T. Kimmel, How the stats really stack up: Cosleeping is twice as safe,
Mothering, Sept/Oct 2002; pp. 52-57 (non-peer-reviewed article)
Prevalence of selected maternal behaviors and experiences, Pregnancy Risk Assessment
Monitoring System (PRAMS), 1999. MMWR 2002; 51(SS02);1-26.
Gessner BD, Ives GC, Perham-Hester KA. Association between Sudden
Infant Death Syndrome and Prone Sleep Position, Bed Sharing, and
Sleeping Outside an Infant Crib in Alaska. Pediatrics 2001 October,
108 (4): 923-927.
Are Women with Recent Live Births Aware of the Benefits of Folic Acid?
MMWR 2001; 50(RR06);3-14.
Gessner BD, Perham-Hester KA. Experience of Violence among Teenage
Mothers in Alaska. J Adol Health 1998; 22: 383-8. (Summary digest
"Nearly 10% of Teenage Mothers Experience Violence while
Pregnant" printed in Family Planning Perspectives 1999;
31:106-107.) (Erratum to Table 1 printed in J Adol Health 1999;
Prevalence of Selected Maternal and Infant Characteristics, Pregnancy Risk
Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS), 1997. MMWR 1999; 48(SS05);1-37.
Progress in Reducing Risky Infant Sleeping Positions -- 13 States, 1996-1997.
MMWR 1999; 48(39);878-882.
Prenatal Discussion of HIV Testing and Maternal HIV Testing -- 14 States,
1996-1997. MMWR 1999; 48(19);401-404.
Assessment of Infant Sleeping Position – Selected States, 1996.
MMWR 1998; 47:873-7.
Dietz PM, Adams MM, Kendrick JS, et.al. Completeness of Ascertainment
of Prenatal Smoking using birth Certificates and Confidential Questionnaires:
Variations by Maternal Attributes and Infant Birth Weight. Am
J Epidemiol 1998; 148:1048-54.
Perham-Hester KA, Gessner BD. Correlates of Drinking During
the Third Trimester of Pregnancy in Alaska. Mat Child Health
J 1997; 1(3): 165-172.
Kaplan SD, Lanier AP, Merritt RK, et.al.. Prevalence of Tobacco
Use among Alaska Natives: A Review. Prevent Med 1997; 26: 460-5.
Dietz PM, Gazmararian JA, Goodwin MM, et. al. Delayed entry
into prenatal care: Effect of physical violence. Obstet Gynecol
Gazmararian JA, Adams MM, Pamuk ER. Associations between measures
of socioeconomic status and maternal health behavior. Am J Prev
Med 1996; 12: 108-15.
Gazmararian JA, Adams MM, Saltzman LE, et. al. The relationship
between pregnancy intendedness and physical violence in mothers
of newborns. Obstet Gynecol 1995; 85:1031-8.
Physical Violence During the 12 Months Preceding Childbirth – Alaska,
Maine, Oklahoma, and West Virginia, 1990-1991. MMWR 1994;
43:132-7. (Reprinted in JAMA 1994; 271(15): 1152-3).
Johnson CH, the PRAMS Working Group. Synthetic estimates for
small areas in PRAMS. Proceedings of the Section on Survey Research
Methods, American Statistical Association. 1994; 1065-70.
Newspaper Articles Citing Alaska PRAMS Data
Anchorage Daily News
- Nurse offers Plan B: Oops fills weekly birth-control gap.
Business section E-1, 6; April 6, 2000. Alaska PRAMS unintended
prevalence for 1998 overall and teen moms cited.
- Gone in a Heartbeat: SIDS numbers high in Alaska. Front
page; November 15, 1998. (Correction to data printed November
24, 1998.) Alaska PRAMS data on back and side-sleeping for infants
- Ellis measure stands behind breast-feeding. Front page;
April 7, 1998. Alaska PRAMS data on breast-feeding from Family
Health Dataline (Vol 2: No. 4) were cited.
- Message misses its mark: Booze, drugs found in 16% of new
moms. Front page; October 11, 1995. Alaska PRAMS data were
used to give a counter viewpoint of the data referred to in the
- Maternal health care. The Almanac. Page B6, June 28,
1994. Alaska PRAMS data pulled from Alaska Vital Signs (Vol 4:1,