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Maternal and Newborn Health Indicators: Colorado CHP+ Enrollees, 2005-07

A 2009 analysis by CHI of select indicators from the Colorado Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS).
Date last upated: September 16, 2009

Maternal and Newborn Health Using three years of Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) data, this CHI analysis compares women enrolled in CHP+ with all other women who had recently given birth. The analysis focused on the source of prenatal care; weight gain during pregnancy; the percentage of infants with a birth weight of less than 5 pounds 8 ounces; and the proportion of women who smoked during the three months prior to becoming pregnant and during the last three months of their pregnancy.