Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
Source: 2009 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 371 15.8 13.3 18.3
I3 Percentage of women who have ever been told by a health care provider that they had hypertension including hypertension during pregnancy No 1903 84.2 81.7 86.7
I3 Percentage of women who have ever been told by a health care provider that they had hypertension including hypertension during pregnancy Total 2274 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 239 14.8 11.8 17.8
White, Non-Hispanic No 1343 85.2 82.2 88.2
White, Non-Hispanic Total 1582 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 91 20.7 14.7 26.7
African American, Non-Hispanic No 303 79.3 73.3 85.3
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 394 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 15 25.4 8.8 42.0
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 38 74.6 58.0 91.2
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 53 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 6 11.3 0.8 21.8
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 56 88.7 78.2 99.2
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 62 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 20 11.3 2.1 20.4
Latino/Hispanic No 149 88.7 79.6 97.9
Latino/Hispanic Total 169 100.0 . .



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 7 8.7 0.0 17.4
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 38 91.3 82.6 100.0
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 45 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 26 12.1 4.6 19.7
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 105 87.9 80.3 95.4
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 131 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 91 17.1 11.4 22.9
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 441 82.9 77.1 88.6
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 532 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 117 18.3 13.1 23.4
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 537 81.7 76.6 86.9
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 654 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 130 14.2 10.8 17.6
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 779 85.8 82.4 89.2
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 909 100.0 . .



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 23 10.6 4.1 17.2
18-24 No 182 89.4 82.8 95.9
18-24 Total 205 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 46 11.7 6.4 16.9
25-30 No 367 88.3 83.1 93.6
25-30 Total 413 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 190 17.1 13.9 20.3
31-40 No 967 82.9 79.7 86.1
31-40 Total 1157 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 112 24.8 19.1 30.5
41-44 No 387 75.2 69.5 80.9
41-44 Total 499 100.0 . .