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Table 3 Predictors of persistent hypertension after 6 weeks

From: Factors associated with persistent hypertension after puerperium among women with pre-eclampsia/eclampsia in Mulago hospital, Uganda

Predictors Risk ratio Confidence interval (CL) P-value
Age 2.61 1.31 - 8.40 0.027
15-19 2.43 0.75 - 7.87 0.138
20 -24 4.16 1.30 - 13.33 0.017
25 - 29 7.23 2.29 - 22.85 0.001
30 - 34 2.99 0.41 - 21.77 0.278
35 - 39 1.49 0.84 - 2.63 0.172
40-44    
Smoking 1.79 0.48 - 6.67 0.382
Family history of hypertension 0.87 0.55 - 1.38 0.555
History of alcohol 0.92 0.58 - 1.47 0.701
History of pre-eclampsia 1.06 0.67 - 1.67 0.717
Serum creatinine at admission 2.04 1.35 - 3.09 0.001
Serum urea 0.90 0.57 -1.44 0.672
Urine protein at admission 1.64 0.99 -2.70 0.051
Serum uric acid at end of puerperium 2.70 1.30 - 6.67 0.035