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Table 3 Risk factors associated with adverse outcomes

From: Determinants of adverse maternal and perinatal outcomes in severe preeclampsia and eclampsia in a low-resource setting, Mpilo Central Hospital, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Variable p-value Odds ratio Confidence interval
Lower Upper
Maternal outcomes
 Gestational age 37–39+6 weeks Reference    
 Gestational age 27–29+6 weeks 0.02 8.187 1.680 39.911
 Platelet > 150 × 109/l Reference    
 Platelet 0–49 × 109/l 0.001 46.429 17.778 121.253
 Platelet 50–99 × 109/l 0.001 18.681 8.873 39.333
 Platelet 100–149 × 109/l 0.002 4.147 1.655 10.396
 Birth weight 2001–2500 g Reference    
 Birth weight 0–5001 g 0.001 6.339 2.518 15.961
 Birth weight 501–1000 g 0.001 5.164 2.099 12.700
Perinatal outcomes
 Maternal complications-absent Reference    
 Maternal complications-present 0.001 3.535 2.087 5.987
 Platelet > 150 × 109/l Reference    
 Platelet 0–49 × 109/l 0.001 3.690 1.752 7.775
 Platelet 50–99 × 109/l 0.0001 2.952 1.639 5.317
 Corticosteroids-not given Reference    
 Corticosteroids-given 0.05 0.479 0.223 1.026
 Birth weight 2001–2500 g Reference    
 Birth weight 0–500 g 0.04 74.443 3.987 1390.00
 Birth weight 501–1000 g 0.001 157.442 31.132 796.226
 Birth weight 1001–1500 g 0.001 27.445 6.901 109.139
 Birth weight 1501–2000 g 0.011 6.812 1.563 29.683