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Resource Type: Ethiopia Journal Article

Preeclampsia and associated factors among pregnant women attending antenatal care in Dessie referral hospital, Northeast Ethiopia: a hospital-based study

BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth, 2015

The prevalence of preeclampsia in this hospital was lower than other studies. Having personal or
family history of hypertension, older age, and family history of diabetes mellitus were factors associated with preeclampsia. Encouraging pregnant women to attend antenatal care visits during pregnancy would provide an opportunity for early detection.

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