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Adequacy of Prenatal Care
Source of Prenatal Care
Prenatal Education
Birth Control Measures
Pregnancy Timing
Tobacco Use
Alcohol Use
Social Support
Physical Abuse
Hospitalizations
NICU Stay
Sleep Position
Breastfeeding
Source of Income
Payment of Prenatal Care
Payment of Delivery

Adequacy of Prenatal Care

Prenatal Care Entry in 1st Trimester
Received prenatal care during the first trimester (weeks 1-12) of pregnancy
No Prenatal Care Entry in 1st Trimester
Did not receive prenatal care during the first trimester (weeks 1-12) of pregnancy
Adequate Prenatal Care
Prenatal care was adequate as defined by the Kessner Index
Intermediate Prenatal Care
Prenatal care was intermediate as defined by the Kessner Index
Inadequate Prenatal Care
Prenatal care was inadequate as defined by the Kessner Index
Unknown Prenatal Care
Prenatal care as defined by the Kessner Index is unknown

Source of Prenatal Care

Source of Prenatal Care - Community Health Center
Received prenatal care from the staff of a community health center
Source of Prenatal Care - Military
Received prenatal care from the staff of a military facility
Source of Prenatal Care - Private Doctor
Received prenatal care from a private doctor
Source of Prenatal Care - Health Department
Received prenatal care from the staff of the health department
Source of Prenatal Care - Hospital Clinic
Received prenatal care from the staff of a hospital clinic
Source of Prenatal Care - Other
Received prenatal care from a source other than a community health center, military facility, private doctor, health department or hospital clinic

Prenatal Education

No Prenatal Care
Received no prenatal care
Received Prenatal Education/Information on Smoking
Talked to a health worker or received printed information about how smoking during pregnancy will affect the baby
Received Prenatal Education/Information on Drinking
Talked to a health worker or received printed information about how alcohol use during pregnancy will affect the baby
Received Prenatal Education/Information on Nutrition
Talked to a health worker or received printed information about nutrition during pregnancy
Received Prenatal Education/Information on Breastfeeding
Talked to a health worker or received printed information about breastfeeding their baby
Received Prenatal Education/Information on Seatbelt Use
Talked to a health worker or received printed information about seatbelt use during pregnancy
Received Prenatal Education/Information on Postpartum Birth Control Use
Talked to a health worker or received printed information about birth control methods to use after pregnancy
Received Prenatal Education/Information on Safe Medications
Talked to a health worker or received printed information about medications that are safe to take during pregnancy
Received Prenatal Education/Information on Illegal Drugs
Talked to a health worker or received printed information about how using illegal drugs during pregnancy will affect the baby
Received Prenatal Education/Information on Baby's Growth
Talked to a health worker or received printed information about how the baby grows and develops during pregnancy
Received Prenatal Education/Information on Early Labor
Talked to a health worker or received printed information about what to do if labor starts early
Received Prenatal Education/Information on Preventing HIV
Talked to a health worker or received printed information about how to prevent HIV infection
Received Prenatal Education/Information on Testing for HIV
Talked to a health worker or received printed information about being tested for the HIV virus
Received Prenatal Education/Information on Physical Abuse
Talked to a health worker or received printed information about physical abuse to women by their husbands or partners

Birth Control Measures

User Postpartum Birth Control
Used a method of birth control following pregnancy
Nonuser of Postpartum Birth Control
Postpartum Birth Control Method - Norplant
Postpartum Birth Control Method - Diaphragm
Used a diaphram, cap or sponge as a birth control following pregnancy
Postpartum Birth Control Method - Vasectomy
Used husband or partner's vasectomy/sterilization as birth control following pregnancy
Postpartum Birth Control Method - Abstinence
Did not have sex as birth control following pregnancy
Postpartum Birth Control Method - Rhythm Method
Used rhythm method as birth control following pregnancy
Postpartum Birth Control Method - Spermicides
Used spermicides as birth control following pregnancy
Postpartum Birth Control Method - Tubes Tied
Used having tubes tied/sterilization as birth control following pregnancy
Postpartum Birth Control Method - Depo-Provera
Used Depo-Provera as birth control following pregnancy
Postpartum Birth Control Method - Condoms
Used condoms as birth control following pregnancy
Postpartum Birth Control Method - Pill
Used the pill as birth control following pregnancy
Postpartum Birth Control Method - Other
Used a method other than sterilization, norplant, diaphram, cap, sponge, abstinence, rhythm method, spermicides, Depo-Provera, condoms or the pill as birth control following pregnancy

Pregnancy Timing

Unintended Pregnancy
Pregnancy was mistimed or unwanted
Mistimed Pregnancy
Wanted to become pregnant at a later time
Unwanted Pregnancy
Did not want to become pregnant then or in the future
Intended Pregnancy
Wanted to become pregnant at that time

Tobacco Use

Cigarette Use 3 months Before Pregnancy
Smoked cigarettes during the 3 months prior to pregnancy
Cigarette Use last 3 months During Pregnancy
Smoked cigarettes during the last 3 months of pregnancy
Cigarette Use 3 months After Delivery
Smoked cigarettes during 3 months after pregnancy
No Exposure to Cigarette Smoke
Infant is not exposed to cigarette smoke
Exposure to Cigarette Smoke - 1-3 Hours
Infant is exposed to cigarette smoke 1-3 hours per day
Exposure to Cigarette Smoke - 4+ Hours
Infant is exposed to cigarette smoke 4 or more hours per day

Alcohol Use

Alcohol Use 3 months Before Pregnancy
Used alcohol during the 3 months prior to pregnancy
Alcohol Use During last 3 months of Pregnancy
Used alcohol during the last 3 months of pregnancy

Social Support

Women Experiencing High Levels of Stress
Experienced more than 3 stressful life events
Social Support if needed - With Chores
Had help doing chores if needed
Social Support if needed - Finding a job
Had help finding a job if needed
Social Support if needed - Someone to talk to
Had someone to talk to if needed
Social Support if needed - Needing a ride
Has someone to give a ride to the doctor's office or clinic if needed
Social Support if needed - On bedrest
Has someone to help if sick and needed to be in bed
Social Support if needed - Needing money
Had someone to loan $50 if needed
Social Support - Sources of help - Friend
Had a friend that would have helped with problems during the pregnancy
Social Support - Sources of help - Parents
Had a parent that would have helped with problems during the pregnancy
Social Support - Sources of help - Husband/Partner
Husband or partner would have helped with problems during the pregnancy
Social Support - Sources of help - None
Did not have anyone who would have helped with problems during the pregnancy

Physical Abuse

Physical Abuse Before Pregnancy
Physical abuse before pregnancy, by anyone
Physical Abuse During Pregnancy
Physical abuse during pregnancy, by anyone
Physical Abuse Before Pregnancy by Husband/Partner
Physical abuse before pregnancy, by husband/partner
Physical Abuse During Pregnancy by Husband/Partner
Physical abuse during pregnancy, by husband/partner
Physical Abuse Before Pregnancy by someone other than Husband/Partner
Physical abuse during pregnancy, by someone other than husband/partner
Frequency of Physical Abuse - More often
Physically abused more often during pregnancy than before pregnancy
Frequency of Physical Abuse - Less often
Physically abused less often during pregnancy than before pregnancy
Frequency of Physical Abuse - Same amount
Physically abused about the same during pregnancy and before pregnancy
Frequency of Physical Abuse - Not abused before pregnancy
Were not physically abused until they became pregnant

Hospitalizations

Hospitalizations during pregnancy
Mother was hospitalized during pregnancy
No Hospitalizations during pregnancy
Mother was not hospitalized during pregnancy

NICU Stay

NICU stay
Infant spent time in the NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) after birth
NICU stay and Normal Birth Weight
Infant had a normal birth weight (2500+ grams) and spent time in the NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) after birth
NICU stay and Moderately Low Birth Weight
Infant had a moderately low birth weight (1500-2499g) and spent time in the NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) after birth
NICU stay and Very Low Birth Weight
Infant had a very low birth weight (350-1499g) and spent time in the NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) after birth

Sleep Position

Sleep Position - Stomach
Infant sleeps on stomach
Sleep Position - Back
Sleep Position - Side

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding for More than one week
Mother breastfed infant for more than 1 week postpartum
Breastfeeding for More than one month
Mother breastfed infant for more than 1 month postpartum

Source of Income

Source of Income - Wages
Household income during pregnancy came from money from a job
Source of Income - Public Assistance/Aid
Household income during pregnancy came from public assistance/aid
Source of Income - Unemployment
Household income during pregnancy came from money from unemployment benefits
Source of Income - Alimony/Child Support
Household income during pregnancy came from child support or alimony
Source of Income - Fees/Dividends
Household income during pregnancy came from fees, dividends, rental income or money from a business
Source of Income - Social Security/Veterans Benefits/Pensions
Household income during pregnancy came from social security, workers' compensation, veteran benefits or pensions
Source of Income - Other
Household income during pregnancy came from a source not specifically mentioned

Payment of Prenatal Care

Payment of Prenatal Care - Medicaid
Prenatal care was payed for by Medicaid
Payment of Prenatal Care - Personal Income
Prenatal care was payed for by personal income
Payment of Prenatal Care - Health Insurance
Prenatal care was payed for by health insurance
Payment of Prenatal Care - Military
Prenatal care was payed for by the military
Payment of Prenatal Care - Champus
Prenatal care was payed for by Champus
Payment of Prenatal Care - Other
Prenatal care was payed for by a source other than Medicaid, personal income, health insurance, the military or Champus

Payment of Delivery

Payment of Delivery - Medicaid
Delivery was payed for by Medicaid
Payment of Delivery - Personal Income
Delivery was payed for by personal income
Payment of Delivery - Health Insurance
Delivery was payed for by health insurance
Payment of Delivery - Military
Delivery was payed for by military
Payment of Delivery - Champus
Delivery was payed for by Champus
Payment of Delivery - Other

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