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How to Request an Ohio PRAMS Data Set for Analysis

To request an Ohio PRAMS data set, please click on the link below and complete the required forms.  All questions should be answered thoroughly.  Students should have the approval of a faculty member who will oversee their work.  Requests should be submitted to the Institutional Review Board (IRB) at the Ohio Department of Health for approval.

Ohio Department of Health Institutional Review Board

Please email completed forms to both members of the ODH IRB listed below:
Lisa Heinbach:  lisa.heinbach@odh.ohio.gov
                      (614) 995-0775

Any questions about PRAMS data can be sent via email to Reena.Oza-Frank@odh.ohio.gov.



Multistate Data Requests

If you are interested in obtaining a data set using multiple PRAMS states, please visit http://www.cdc.gov/prams/Researchers.htm to submit a proposal to CDC.

Details About PRAMS Data

Researchers may request Ohio PRAMS data for birth/survey years 2000 through 2012.  Please keep in mind that due to the complex design of the survey, specialized statistical software, such as SUDAAN, is required for analysis. For guidance about how to specify the PRAMS sample design using statistical software, please click here
Analysis guidelines and codebooks are found at the links below.

Analysis Guidance and Topics Guide

PRAMS Information and Analysis Guidance

Guidelines for State Analysis

Tips for Analyzing PRAMS Data

Ohio PRAMS Topics Guide, Phases 5-7

Codebooks

Phase 4 Codebook (2000-2003)

Phase 5 Codebook - Birth Certificate, Operations, and Analytic Variables (2004-2008)

Phase 5 Codebook - Questionnaire Variables (2004-2008)

Phase 6 Codebook - Birth Certificate, Operations, and Analytic Variables (2009-2011)

Phase 6 Codebook - Questionnaire Variables (2009-2011)

Phase 7 Codebook - Birth Certificate, Operations, Analytic, and Questionnaire Variables (2012-2015)

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Page Updated:  10/26/2017