Data & Statistical Reports

Data collection for Missouri PRAMS began in 2007 and is ongoing. This Missouri Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) 2009 - 2011 Data Report combines data from 2009 through 2011 for a comprehensive assessment of attitudes and experiences before, during, and shortly after pregnancy among Missouri women.

PRAMS Fact Sheets

Previous Reports

Journal Publications

  1. Kramer BA, Kintzel J, Garikapaty V.  Association between contraceptive use and gestational diabetes: Missouri Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System, 2007-2008. Prev Chronic Dis 2014; 11:140059.
  2. Weiser TM, Lin M, Garikapaty V, Feyerharm RW, Bensyl DM, Zhu BP. Association of maternal smoking status with breastfeeding practices: Missouri, 2005. Pediatrics 2009; 124(6):1603-10.
  3. Garikapaty VP, Feyerharm R, Zhu B. Folic acid consumption among Missouri women in the periconceptional period. Mo Med 2008;105(6):504-9.

Selected Oral/Poster Presentations

  1. McBride DG, Garikapaty V 2015 Multivariate associations among life-course indicators: what more can we learn? Poster presented at the CDC Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, October, 2015.
  2. Mosley M, McBride DG, Garikapaty V 2015 Factors affecting smoking cessation during pregnancy. Paper presented at the CDC Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, October, 2015.
  3. McBride DG, Mosley M 2015 The Missouri Child Health Assessment Program Survey (MoCHAPS). Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Office of Epidemiology, Epi Grand Rounds. Webcast, September, 2015.
  4. Garikapaty V. Missouri PRAMS, 2007-2011: A Summary. Presented to the March of Dimes Statewide Perinatal Conference, Columbia, Missouri, Nov 2014.
  5. Garikapaty V. Racial disparities in perinatal health outcomes: Epidemiology and beyond. Presented to the Missouri Bootheel Regional Consortium, Low Birth Weight Conference, Miner, Missouri, Apr, 2014.
  6. Garikapaty V. Preterm births and infant mortality in Missouri. Keynote address, to the March of Dimes Prematurity Summit, Columbia, Missouri, Nov, 2013.