Blood pressure survey of Zambian primigravidae.

The systolic and diastolic blood pressures during pregnancy of 146 Zambian primigravidae between the ages of 15 and 19 were recorded. A control group consisted of non-pregnant school girls of similar ages. Upon comparison of the compiled data, both the systolic and diastolic blood pressures of the primigravidae were found to be significantly lower than… CONTINUE READING