Authors : A. Miracline Grace, A. S. N. Jyothi, G.Surya Chandra, Prasanna Kumar, Morem. Naga Raju.
Volume/Issue : Volume 3 - 2018, Issue 11 - November
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To access the prevalence of pregnancy induced hypertension. As it is one of the major leading cause of mortality.
Methods:- A retrospective observational study was conducted in department of Gynecology and obstetrics in singareni collieries company limited (SSCL)Main hospital ,kothagudem.A total of 157 pregnant women were included in the study appropriate statistical tests were used for analysis.
Results:- A total of 157 pregnant women were included in the present study. prevalence of hypertension in pregnancy was found to be 26.2%.The factors which are significantly associated with prevalence of PIH were found to be maternal age ≥25-30 years(P=0.0314*) ,third trimester(P=0.048*) ,ANC visits(P=0.0001***) religion(P=0.038*) were found to be significantly associated with prevalence of hypertension in pregnancy.
Conclusion:- The prevalence of pregnancy induced hypertension is slightly higher .Early diagnosis and treatment is a key factor to prevent pregnancy induced hypertension and its complications.
Keywords : Pregnancy, Induced, Hypertension, Prevalence.