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Table 2 Foetal and maternal outcomes among women diagnosed with eclampsia

From: Criteria-based audit on management of eclampsia patients at a tertiary hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Foetal and maternal outcome Eclampsia   
  Antepartum
(n = 184)
  Intrapartum
(n = 159)
  Postpartum
(n = 46)
  Total
(n = 389)
 
  n % n % n % n %
Gestational age at delivery (weeks)
24–32 28 15 25 16 2 4.3 55 14
32–36 79 43 59 37 16 35 154 40
37–42 76 41 75 47 27 59 178 46
Unknown 1 0.5 - - 1 2.2 2 0.5
Apgar score at 5 min:
0 50 27 40 25 11 24 101 26
1–2 7 3.8 9 5.7 1 2.2 17 4.4
3–6 45 25 38 24 4 8.7 87 22
≥7 81 44 67 42 14 30 162 42
Unknown 1 0.6 5 3.1 16 35 22 5.6
Foetal outcome:
MSB* 16 23 9 14 - - 25 6.4
FSB before admission* 14 20 15 24 5 18 34 8.7
FSB after admission 19 27 7 11 - - 26 6.7
Early neonatal death 19 27 23 37 3 11 45 12
Unknown 2 2.8 9 14 20 71 31 7.9
Number of newborn:
Singleton 176 96 131 82 39 85 346 89
Twins 8 4.4 24 15 2 4.3 34 8.7
Triplets - - - - 3 6.5 3 0.8
Unknown - - 4 2.5 2 4.3 6 1.5
Birth weight (grams):
500–1499 39 21 27 17 6 13 71 18
1500–2499 69 38 47 30 8 17 124 32
2500+ 75 41 80 50 28 61 183 47
Unknown 1 0.5 5 3.1 4 8.7 11 2.8
Maternal outcome:
Alive 177 96 145 91 38 80 359 92
Dead 7 3.8 14 8.8 9 20 30 7.7
Unknown - - - - - - 1 0.2
  1. *FSB = Fresh still birth, MSB = Macerated stillbirth