Risk factors for preeclampsia and eclampsia at a main referral maternity hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone: a case-control study

Abstract Background In the African region, 5.6% of pregnancies are estimated to be complicated by preeclampsia and 2.9% by eclampsia, with almost one in ten maternal deaths being associated with hypertensive disorders. In Sierra Leone, representing one of the countries with the highest maternal mort...

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Main Authors: N. Stitterich, J. Shepherd, M. M. Koroma, S. Theuring
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2021-06-01
Series:BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
Online Access:https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-021-03874-7