Key clinical point:
Major finding: The prevalence of chronic hypertension in pregnancy has increased 6% per year on average since 1970.
Study details: A population-based, cross-sectional analysis of data from more than 151 million pregnant women.
Disclosures: The researchers reported having no outside funding and no conflicts of interest.
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