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2009-2015 Hawaii Pregnancy Risk Assessment and Monitoring Survey Report

The latest longitudinal report on the Pregnancy Risk Assessment and Monitoring Survey (PRAMS) is this month’s featured content on Hawaii Health Matters.  This new trend report tracks 23 maternal and infant health measures from 2009-2015, and includes information by county, race/ethnicity, age, and federal poverty level as well as statewide trends. Some of topic areas featured in the report include:

  • Preconception health insurance, obesity, health care visits, teeth cleaning and vitamin intake
  • Pregnancy intention
  • Substance use before and during pregnancy
  • Stressful life events and intimate partner violence before pregnancy
  • Gestational diabetes and high blood pressure during pregancy
  • Preterm and Cesarean deliveries
  • Postpartum checkups, contraception and depression
  • Breastfeeding at 8 weeks and infant sleep position

This report was published by the Hawaii Department of Health Family Health Services Division as a follow up to their 2000-2008 trend report.