Term: Maternal Hypertension
Last Updated: 2012-11-05
A composite variable created that includes primary hypertension as well as hypertensive disorders in pregnancy occurring in the one year prior to birth.
See the Hypertension - Measuring Prevalence concept for more information on how maternal hypertension is identified in Heaman et al. (2012), including a list of the relevant ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CA diagnoses codes and the prescription drugs used in the definition.