DHSS News Promoting the health and well-being of Alaskans. June 2019

PRAMS data provides a wealth of data on maternal and infant health

The Section of Women’s, Children’s and Family Health in the Division of Public Health is pleased to Click here for 2018 Alaska Maternal and Child Health Data Bookpresent the Alaska Maternal and Child Health Data Book 2018: PRAMS Edition, sharing detailed analyses from the Alaska Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS).

This book is the eighth in the Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Unit’s series of reference books on the epidemiology of maternal, child and family health in Alaska. PRAMS data provides a wealth of population-based information for the State of Alaska on maternal and infant health. This book incorporates newer data visualization techniques, includes topics that have not been reported on in prior data books, and reports on indicators by federal poverty level for the first time. In addition, this is the first book to incorporate comments from women who responded to PRAMS to provide a more personal window into the Alaskan maternal experience.

Learn more about Alaska PRAMS by accessing the Alaska PRAMS website or Alaska PRAMS publications.  If you have any questions about the MCH Epidemiology Unit’s Data Books or obtaining your own hard copy of back issues, please email mch-epi@alaska.gov.


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