Table 2

Concurrent medical conditions and clinical features
Characteristic PE Control pvalue
n = 32 (50%) n = 32 (50%)
Concurrent medical conditions/Clinical features 0.35
 Anemia 0 (0) 2 (6.2%)
 Asthma, other: chlamydia (2009) 1 (3.1%) 0 (0)
 Asthma, other: Group B streptococcus carrier, maternal deficiency anemia, thrombocytopenia 1 (3.1%) 0 (0)
 Crohn’s disease 0 (0) 1 (3.1%)
 Diabetes - Type II 2 (6.2%) 1 (3.1%)
 Diabetes - Type II, morbid obesity, other: history of depression 1 (3.1%) 0 (0)
 Diabetes - Type II, other: left breast lump 1 (3.1%) 0 (0)
 Diabetes (gestational) 1 (3.1%) 3 (9.4%)
 Diabetes (gestational), obesity 1 (3.1%) 0 (0)
 Fatty liver 1 (3.1%) 0 (0)
 Hyperthyroidism 1 (3.1%) 0 (0)
 Migraines, urinary tract infection (UTI) 1 (3.1%) 0 (0)
 None 19 (59.4%) 24 (75%)
 Other: borderline gestational diabetes 1 (3.1%) 0 (0)
 Other: hepatitis C antibody = reactive 0 (0) 1 (3.1%)
 Other: history of cardiac surgery at birth, marginal cord insertion 1 (3.1%) 0 (0)

Liu et al.

Liu et al. BMC Medicine 2013 11:236   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-11-236

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