Prevalence of Preeclampsia Among Pregnant Females of District Bahawalpur
Objective: To evaluate the prevalence of preeclampsia among pregnant females of Bahawalpur District.
Methods: A cross sectional study was conducted from August 2016-2017 after consenting from ethical committee of The Islamia University of Bahawalpur to reveal the epidemiology of the pre-eclampsia in district Bahawalpur. Questioners were developed and distributed to reveal the epidemiology and their corresponding symptoms.
Result: The mean age of the participants was 22±5 years. Total n=1126 females were chosen for the study. Results show that n=38(3.7%) females suffering every year in pre-eclampsia while n=1084 (96%) females were not with ailment of pre-eclampsia. n=12(28%) with gestational hypertension=9 (21%) chronic hypertension=20 (47%) with pre-eclampsia and n=17 (40%) with eclampsia=39 (92%) with ailment of protein urea, hypertension n=27 (64%) had edema=33 (78%) having seizures.
Conclusion: In Pakistan there is a limited type of cross sectional studies, it is the need of the hour to educate them how to manage to eradicate the maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality. To ensure the health, safety precaution and prevention and the health awareness programs should be governed.
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