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Table 1 Indications for paracetamol use

From: Increased risk of preeclampsia after use of paracetamol during pregnancy – causal or coincidence?

Indication n (%) Pre-eclampsia n (%) Controls n (%) p-value
Headache 80 (58.4) 67 (67.0) 13 (35.1) 0.001a
Pain 52 (38.0) 35 (35.0) 17 (45.9) 0.241a
Other indications 25 (18.2) 16 (16.0) 9 (24.3) 0.263a
     Migraine 11 (8.0) 8 (8.0) 3 (8.1)  
     Fever, flu or other 9 (6.6) 6 (6.0) 3 (8.1)  
     Unknown 5 (3.7) 2 (2.0) 3 (8.1)  
Only one indication 112 (81.8) 80 (80.0) 32 (86.5) 0.052b
More than one indication 20 (14.6) 18 (18.0) 2 (5.4)  
Total numbers of women 137 (100) 100 (100) 37 (100)  
  1. P-values are estimated by aPearson Chi-square test or bFisher’s exact test