Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
Source: 2005 North Carolina BRFSS

Indicator I3 Percentage of women who have ever been told by a health care provider that they had hypertension including hypertension during pregnancy Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
I3 Percentage of women who have ever been told by a health care provider that they had hypertension including hypertension during pregnancy Yes 699 16.1 14.7 17.5
I3 Percentage of women who have ever been told by a health care provider that they had hypertension including hypertension during pregnancy No 3398 83.9 82.5 85.3
I3 Percentage of women who have ever been told by a health care provider that they had hypertension including hypertension during pregnancy Total 4097 100.0 . .



Race-Ethnicity I3 Percentage of women who have ever been told by a health care provider that they had hypertension including hypertension during pregnancy Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
White, Non-Hispanic Yes 399 14.7 13.0 16.4
White, Non-Hispanic No 2238 85.3 83.6 87.0
White, Non-Hispanic Total 2637 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 218 23.7 20.2 27.2
African American, Non-Hispanic No 660 76.3 72.8 79.8
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 878 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 21 27.3 14.4 40.2
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 69 72.7 59.8 85.6
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 90 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 8 8.5 1.5 15.5
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 78 91.5 84.5 98.5
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 86 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 48 13.0 8.7 17.3
Latino/Hispanic No 344 87.0 82.7 91.3
Latino/Hispanic Total 392 100.0 . .



Education I3 Percentage of women who have ever been told by a health care provider that they had hypertension including hypertension during pregnancy Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Yes 27 17.0 9.8 24.3
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 152 83.0 75.7 90.2
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 179 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 53 17.9 12.4 23.4
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 225 82.1 76.6 87.6
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 278 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 223 19.4 16.4 22.4
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 867 80.6 77.6 83.6
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 1090 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 208 16.1 13.5 18.7
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 930 83.9 81.3 86.5
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 1138 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 188 12.9 10.7 15.0
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 1222 87.1 85.0 89.3
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 1410 100.0 . .



Age I3 Percentage of women who have ever been told by a health care provider that they had hypertension including hypertension during pregnancy Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
18-24 Yes 63 11.8 8.4 15.2
18-24 No 458 88.2 84.8 91.6
18-24 Total 521 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 102 12.8 10.0 15.6
25-30 No 743 87.2 84.4 90.0
25-30 Total 845 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 327 17.1 15.1 19.1
31-40 No 1592 82.9 80.9 84.9
31-40 Total 1919 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 207 24.8 21.3 28.2
41-44 No 605 75.2 71.8 78.7
41-44 Total 812 100.0 . .