Checked for high blood pressure before pregnancy*

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State by Region, 2012-2013

Checked for high blood pressure before pregnancy*
Year2012 2013
New York State
Percent 30.4 29.6
95% C.I. 28.0-32.8 27.2-31.9
New York State excluding New York City
Percent 31.0 27.8
95% C.I. 27.1-34.9 24.1-31.5
New York City
Percent 29.8 31.3
95% C.I. 27.0-32.7 28.4-34.3

*Women were asked about the 12 months before pregnancy.

Note: This question was changed in 2012, therefore prevalence cannot be compared to 2011 or earlier.

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