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Table 2 Maternal and perinatal outcomes in the investigated women*

From: Severe anaemia is associated with a higher risk for preeclampsia and poor perinatal outcomes in Kassala hospital, eastern Sudan

Variable non-anaemic
(N = 303)
mild/moderate anaemia
(N = 303)
severe anaemia
(N = 303)
P
Preeclampsia 7(2.3%) 14(4.6%) 25(8.2) 0.004
Eclampsia 2(0.7%) 4(1.3%) 10(3.3%) 0.03
Preterm birth 7(2.3) 11(3.6) 35(11.5) < 0.001
low birth weight 10(3.3%) 23(7.5) 63(20.7) < 0.001
Stillbirth 9(2.9) 21(6.9) 42(13.8) < 0.001
  1. *Data were shown as n (%) and the P value is for X2 test comparing the proportions in the subgroups.