Table 3

Gestational disorders prevalence (OR and 95% CI).

Cases

Controls

OR (95% CI)

χ2

p



At least one gestational disorder

%

%


No

17

34.7

123

68.7

4.1 (2-8.6)

4.1

0.0000

Yes

32

65.3

56

31.3


Total

49

-

179

-


Threatened abortion

%

%


No

30

61.2

163

91.1

6.4 (2.8-15)

26.4

0.0000

Yes

19

38.8

16

8.9


Total

49

-

179

-


Gestational hypertension

%

%


No

44

89.0

179

100.0

-

*

0.0004

Yes

5

10.2

0

0.0


Total

49

-

179

-


Placenta abruption

%

%


No

40

81.6

177

98.9

19.9 (3.8-192.7)

*

0.0000

Yes

9

18.4

2

1.1


Total

49

-

179

-


Severe anemia

%

%


No

29

59.2

175

97.8

30.2 (9-127)

*

0.0000

Yes

20

40.8

4

2.2


Total

49

-

179

-


Uterine hyperkinesia

%

%


No

44

89.8

179

100.0

-

*

0.0004

Yes

5

10.2

0

0.0


Total

49

-

179

-


Intrauterine growth restriction

%

%


No

46

93.8

179

100.0

-

*

0.0095

Yes

3

6.2

0

0.0


Total

49

-

179

-


*Fischer's exact test used to assess p; 95% CI poorly accurate.

Martinelli et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2010 10:89   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-10-89

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