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Data Requests

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 Locklin:  Lisa.Locklin@ODH.Ohio.Gov
                      (614) 995-0775

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

Multi-state Data Requests

If you are interested in obtaining a data set using multiple PRAMS states, please visit the CDC PRAMS data request page 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 to go to CDC's page on this topic.
Analysis guidelines and codebooks are found at the links below.

Analysis Guidance and Topics Guides

Codebooks

Files are in .PDF format.  The free Adobe Acrobat Viewer is required to view them.