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   1,170 100.0 181 14.9 12.6- 17.4 989 85.1 82.6- 87.4
Race / Ethnicity                  
  White, Non-Hispanic 627 100.0 87 14.1 11.1- 17.8 540 85.9 82.2- 88.9
  African American, Non-Hispanic 279 100.0 66 19.9 15.4- 25.4 213 80.1 74.6- 84.6
  American Indian, Non-Hispanic 15 100.0 4 28.2 9.4- 59.6 11 71.8 40.4- 90.6
  Other Race, Non-Hispanic 63 100.0 5 5.0 1.9- 12.7 58 95.0 87.3- 98.1
  Latino/Hispanic 186 100.0 19 10.7 6.6- 16.9 167 89.3 83.1- 93.4
Education                  
  No Schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) 38 100.0 4 10.9 3.8- 27.6 34 89.1 72.4- 96.2
  Grades 9 through 11 (Some High School) 68 100.0 17 28.3 16.9- 43.4 51 71.7 56.6- 83.1
  Grades 12 or GED (High School Graduate) 273 100.0 28 8.8 5.8- 13.1 245 91.2 86.9- 94.2
  College 1 year to 3 years (Some College or Technical school) 361 100.0 68 15.9 12.3- 20.3 293 84.1 79.7- 87.7
  College 4 years or more (College Graduate) 438 100.0 65 14.6 11.3- 18.7 373 85.4 81.3- 88.7
Age                  
  18-24 222 100.0 20 9.9 6.2- 15.4 202 90.1 84.6- 93.8
  25-30 252 100.0 24 9.0 5.9- 13.6 228 91.0 86.4- 94.1
  31-40 505 100.0 96 18.7 15.1- 23.0 409 81.3 77.0- 84.9
  41-44 200 100.0 43 22.0 15.5- 30.3 157 78.0 69.7- 84.5

Source: 2015 North Carolina BRFSS
PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.