Data & Statistical Reports

Data collection for Missouri PRAMS began in 2007 and is ongoing. This Missouri Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) 2007 - 2008 Data Report combines data from 2007 and 2008 for a comprehensive assessment of attitudes and experiences before, during, and shortly after pregnancy among Missouri women.

PRAMS Fact Sheets

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. Garikapaty V. Missouri PRAMS, 2007-2011: A Summary. Presented to the March of Dimes Statewide Perinatal Conference, Columbia, Missouri, Nov 2014.
  2. 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.
  3. Garikapaty V. Preterm births and infant mortality in Missouri. Keynote address, to the March of Dimes Prematurity Summit, Columbia, Missouri, Nov, 2013.
  4. Garikapaty V. Preterm Births in the U.S. and Missouri: An Overview. Missouri  DHSS, Epidemiology Grand Rounds, Jefferson City, Missouri, Jun, 2013.