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Protocol - Pregnancy Status - Mother and Baby Health

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Description:

These six questions from the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) assess problems during pregnancy and after childbirth.

Protocol:
1. Did you have any of the following problems during your most recent pregnancy? For each item, circle Y (Yes) if you had the problem or circle N (No) if you did not. No Yes
a. Vaginal bleedingNY
b. Kidney or bladder (urinary tract) infectionNY
c. Severe nausea, vomiting, or dehydrationNY
d. Cervix had to be sewn shut (cerclage for incompetent cervix)NY
e. High blood pressure, hypertension (including pregnancy-induced hypertension [PIH]), preeclampsia, or toxemiaNY
f. Problems with the placenta (such as abruptio placentae or placenta previa)NY
g. Labor pains more than 3 weeks before my baby was due (preterm or early labor)NY
h. Water broke more than 3 weeks before my baby was due(premature rupture of membranes [PROM])NY
i. I had to have a blood transfusionNY
j. I was hurt in a car accidentNY

The next questions are about the time since your new baby was born.

2. After your baby was born, was he or she put in an intensive care unit?

[] No

[] Yes

[] I don’t know

3. After your baby was born, how long did he or she stay in the hospital?

[] Less than 24 hours (less than 1 day)

[] 24 to 48 hours (1 to 2 days)

[] 3 to 5 days

[] 6 to 14 days

[] More than 14 days

[] My baby was not born in a hospital

[] My baby is still in the hospital

4. Is your baby alive now?

[] No

[] Yes

5. Is your baby living with you now?

[] No

[] Yes

6. Did you ever breastfeed or pump breast milk to feed your new baby after delivery, even for a short period of time?

[] No

[] Yes

7. Did you quit smoking for 7 days or longer during your pregnancy with your last child?

[] Yes

[] No

[] Refused

[] Don’t know

8. [If yes:] In what month of your pregnancy did you first quit for 7 days or longer?

[] First

[] Second

[] Third

[] Fourth

[] Fifth

[] Sixth

[] Seventh

[] Eighth

[] Ninth

[] Refused

[] Don’t know

9. Did you start smoking again during that pregnancy or did you stay off cigarettes for the rest of the pregnancy?

[] Stayed off rest of pregnancy

[] Started again

[] Never started again

[] Refused

[] Don’t know

Protocol Name from Source:

This section will be completed when reviewed by an Expert Review Panel.

Availability:

Publicly available

Personnel and Training Required

None

Equipment Needs

None

Requirements
Requirement CategoryRequired
Major equipment No
Specialized training No
Specialized requirements for biospecimen collection No
Average time of greater than 15 minutes in an unaffected individual No
Mode of Administration

Self-administered or interviewer-administered questionnaire

Life Stage:

Participants:

Women who have given birth

Specific Instructions:

None

Selection Rationale

Although it is difficult to collect tobacco effects on pregnancy because pregnancy outcomes are related to so many factors, PRAMS includes reliable measures for pregnancy-related events. It has been used extensively for decades and is updated regularly.

Language

English

Standards
StandardNameIDSource
Common Data Elements (CDE) Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) questionnaire Assessment Text 4719212 CDE Browser
Process and Review

This section will be completed when reviewed by an Expert Review Panel.

Source

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System, Phase 6 Core Questions, 2009

Questions 24, 41, 42, 43, 44, & 45

www.cdc.gov/prams/questionnaire.htm#core

2005 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics (CDC/NCHS)

General References

Dillman, D. A. (2000). Mail and Internet surveys: The tailored design method. New York: John Wiley and Sons.

Protocol ID:

720901

Variables:
Export Variables
Variable NameVariable IDVariable DescriptionVersiondbGaP Mapping
PX720901_Baby_Alive_Now PX720901130000 Is your baby alive now? 4 N/A
PX720901_Baby_Hospital_Stay_Period PX720901110000 After your baby was born, how long did he or she stay in the hospital? 4 N/A
PX720901_Baby_Intensive_Care PX720901120000 After your baby was born, how long did he or she stay in the hospital? 4 N/A
PX720901_Baby_Living_With_You PX720901140000 Is your baby living with you now? 4 N/A
PX720901_Ever_Breastfeed_Pump PX720901150000 Did you ever breastfeed or pump breast milk to feed your new baby after delivery, even for a short period of time? 4 Variable Mapping
PX720901_Pregnancy_Month_Quit_Smoking PX720901170000 [If yes:] In what month of your pregnancy did you first quit for 7 days or longer? 4 N/A
PX720901_Pregnancy_Problem_Blood_Infusion PX720901090000 Did you have any of the following problems during your most recent pregnancy? - I had to have a blood transfusion 4 N/A
PX720901_Pregnancy_Problem_Car_Accident PX720901100000 Did you have any of the following problems during your most recent pregnancy? - I was hurt in a car accident 4 N/A
PX720901_Pregnancy_Problem_Cervix_Sewn_Shut PX720901040000 Did you have any of the following problems during your most recent pregnancy? - Cervix had to be sewn shut (cerclage for incompetent cervix) 4 Variable Mapping
PX720901_Pregnancy_Problem_Hypertension_Toxemia PX720901050000 Did you have any of the following problems during your most recent pregnancy? - High blood pressure, hypertension (including pregnancy-induced hypertension [PIH]), preeclampsia, or toxemia 4 N/A
PX720901_Pregnancy_Problem_Kidney_Bladder_Infection PX720901020000 Did you have any of the following problems during your most recent pregnancy? - Kidney or bladder (urinary tract) infection 4 N/A
PX720901_Pregnancy_Problem_Labor_Pain_3weeks PX720901070000 Did you have any of the following problems during your most recent pregnancy? - Labor pains more than 3 weeks before my baby was due (preterm or early labor) 4 N/A
PX720901_Pregnancy_Problem_Nausea_Dehydration PX720901030000 Did you have any of the following problems during your most recent pregnancy? - Severe nausea, vomiting, or dehydration 4 N/A
PX720901_Pregnancy_Problem_Placenta PX720901060000 Did you have any of the following problems during your most recent pregnancy? - Problems with the placenta (such as abruptio placentae or placenta previa) 4 Variable Mapping
PX720901_Pregnancy_Problem_Vaginal_Bleeding PX720901010000 Did you have any of the following problems during your most recent pregnancy? - Vaginal bleeding 4 N/A
PX720901_Pregnancy_Problem_Water_Broke_3weeks PX720901080000 Did you have any of the following problems during your most recent pregnancy? - Water broke more than 3 weeks before my baby was due (premature rupture of membranes [PROM]) 4 N/A
PX720901_Pregnancy_Start_Smoking_Again PX720901180000 Did you start smoking again during that pregnancy or did you stay off cigarettes for the rest of the pregnancy? 4 N/A
PX720901_Quit_Smoking_During_Pregnancy PX720901160000 Did you quit smoking for 7 days or longer during your pregnancy with your last child? 4 N/A
Research Domain Information
Measure Name:

Pregnancy Status - Mother and Baby Health

Release Date:

February 20, 2015

Definition

These questions look at the health of new mothers and babies.

Purpose

To determine health status of new mothers and babies.

Keywords

Pregnancy, baby, newborn, pregnancy status, maternal health, breastfeeding, NICU, pregnancy problems, labor and delivery, birth, neonatal, prenatal