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Table 3 Distribution of poor maternal and neonatal outcomes for non-preeclamptic and preeclamptic women

From: Delayed access to emergency obstetrical care among preeclamptic and non-preeclamptic women in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti

  Non-preeclamptic
n (%)
Preeclamptic
n (%)
Relative risk associated with preeclampsia exposure (95% CI) p- value
n = 210 n = 292   
Mothers
 ICUa admission 1 (0.5) 31 (10.7) 22.4 (3.1–162.6) < 0.01
 Coma 0 (0) 5 (1.7) 0.02
 Transfusion 1 (0.5) 10 (3.5) 7.3 (0.9–56.4) 0.01
 Eclampsia 0 (0) 31 (10.7) < 0.01
 Cesarean section 13 (6.2) 190 (65.3) 10.5 (6.2–18.0) < 0.01
Newborns
 NICU admissionb 32 (15.4) 131 (45.6) 3.0 (2.1–4.2) < 0.01
 Stillbirth 1 (0.5) 29 (9.9) 20.9 (2.9–151.9) < 0.01
 Low birth weight 31 (15.0) 144 (50.0) 3.3 (2.4–4.7) < 0.01
 APGAR < 7 at 5 minc 21 (10.1) 67 (25.6) 2.5 (1.6–4.0) < 0.01
  1. aICU = Intensive Care Unit
  2. bNICU = Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  3. cExcluding stillbirths