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Table 3 Mode of delivery and clinical characteristics, using Fisher Exact test or chi-square test

From: Maternal and perinatal outcomes in women with eclampsia by mode of delivery at Riley mother baby hospital: a longitudinal case-series study

Clinical Characteristics Mode of delivery p-value OR p-value 95%CI
Vaginal (n = 24) Caesarean (n = 29)
No. % No. %
Medical History
 None# 23 95.8 29 100.0 FEp = 0.453
 Chronic hypertension 1 4.2 0 0.0
Symptoms
 Epigastric pain 9 37.5 13 44.8 0.590 1.4 0.590 0.4–4.1
 Coma 4 16.7 1 3.4 FEp = 0.164 0.2 0.136 0.0–1.7
 Lower Limbs oedema 10 41.7 8 27.6 0.281 0.5 0.284 0.2–1.7
 Headache 16 66.7 18 62.1 0.728 0.8 0.728 0.3–2.5
 Blurred vision 1 4.2 5 17.2 FEp = 0.204 4.8 0.167 0.5–44.2
 Convulsions 20 83.3 28 96.6 FEp = 0.164 5.6 0.136 0.6–53.9
Obstetric history
 Nulliparous 11 45.8 12 41.4 0.745 0.8 0.745 0.3–2.5
 Multiparous (≤4 births) 9 37.5 16 55.2 0.200 2.1 0.202 0.7–6.2
 Grand-Multiparous (≥5b) 4 16.7 1 3.4 FEp = 0.164 0.2 0.136 0.0–1.7
History of pregnancy loss
 Yes 3 12.5 5 17.2 FEp = 0.715 1.5 0.633 0.3–6.8
 No# 21 87.5 24 82.8
Gestational age
  ≤ 28 week 4 16.7 0 0.0 MCp = 0.075
 28–33 weeks 7 29.2 14 48.3 1.0 0.853 0.2–4.4
 34–37 weeks 8 33.3 5 17.2 0.3 0.141 0.0–1.5
 38–40 weeks # 3 12.5 7 24.1
 LMP unknown 2 8.3 3 10.3 0.6 0.699 0.1–6.1
Gestational period at time of enrollment
 Intrapartum # 1 4.2 0 0.0 FEp = 0.453
 Postpartum 23 95.8 29 100.0
ANC visit attendance
 Yes 22 91.7 27 93.1 FEp = 1.000 1.2 0.844 0.2–9.4
 No# 2 8.3 2 6.9
  1. ANC antenatal care