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ND Compass provides and promotes the use of credible data to improve the quality of life in North Dakota.

A project of the Center for Social Research at North Dakota State University, ND Compass provides reliable and consistent information needed by North Dakota’s community, policy, organizational, non-profit, and business leaders who must plan for the future in an environment of continuous change. More >

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Immigrants make up 5 percent of North Dakota’s population.

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Risk Behaviors among Women with a Recent Live Birth in North Dakota: Findings from the 2017 North Dakota Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS).

Grace Njau is the Principal Investigator of the North Dakota Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS). She also serves as the Assistant Director of the Office of the State Epidemiologist at the North Dakota Department of Health. Grace received her master’s degree at the University of Colorado in 2014 and is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Tennessee.

Nancy Hodur is the Center for Social Research Director at North Dakota State University. Nancy has over 25 years of professional experience in applied research, public policy, and outreach education. Chelsey Hukriede is a research specialist and the PRAMS Project Coordinator at the Center for Social Research. The NDSU Center for Social Research contracts with the North Dakota Department of Health to conduct mail operations and data analysis for ND PRAMS.

In this article, Grace, Nancy and Chelsey discuss the implementation of ND PRAMS and some of the key findings of the study so far.

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Highlighting measures focusing on population, household, social, and economic characteristics for each of the 47 districts in North Dakota.
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