Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
I3 Percentage of women who have ever been told by a health care provider that they had hypertension including hypertension during pregnancy

  Total Yes No
  N % N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total   1,411 100.0 250 15.6 13.5- 18.0 1,161 84.4 82.0- 86.5
Race / Ethnicity                  
  White, Non-Hispanic 784 100.0 119 14.9 12.2- 18.2 665 85.1 81.8- 87.8
  African American, Non-Hispanic 334 100.0 89 21.2 16.7- 26.7 245 78.8 73.3- 83.3
  American Indian, Non-Hispanic 59 100.0 16 25.6 9.7- 52.6 43 74.4 47.4- 90.3
  Other Race, Non-Hispanic 65 100.0 7 5.3 2.0- 13.3 58 94.7 86.7- 98.0
  Latino/Hispanic 169 100.0 19 10.9 6.1- 18.7 150 89.1 81.3- 93.9
Education                  
  No Schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) 57 100.0 14 25.7 14.2- 41.9 43 74.3 58.1- 85.8
  Grades 9 through 11 (Some High School) 98 100.0 18 16.2 9.6- 26.0 80 83.8 74.0- 90.4
  Grades 12 or GED (High School Graduate) 284 100.0 59 17.2 12.7- 22.8 225 82.8 77.2- 87.3
  College 1 year to 3 years (Some College or Technical school) 465 100.0 90 15.5 12.1- 19.6 375 84.5 80.4- 87.9
  College 4 years or more (College Graduate) 514 100.0 70 12.3 9.3- 16.2 444 87.7 83.8- 90.7
Age                  
  18-24 237 100.0 16 5.6 3.2- 9.6 221 94.4 90.4- 96.8
  25-30 291 100.0 51 18.2 13.3- 24.3 240 81.8 75.7- 86.7
  31-40 633 100.0 118 17.6 14.2- 21.6 515 82.4 78.4- 85.8
  41-44 257 100.0 66 25.2 19.1- 32.4 191 74.8 67.6- 80.9

Source: 2013 North Carolina BRFSS
PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.