History of abortion and subsequent risk of preeclampsia.

  title={History of abortion and subsequent risk of preeclampsia.},
  author={Jennifer C Dempsey and Tanya K. Sorensen and Chun-fang Qiu and David Luthy and Michelle A. Williams},
  journal={The Journal of reproductive medicine},
  volume={48 7},
OBJECTIVE To examine the effect of abortion type, number and timing on risk of preeclampsia in subsequent pregnancies. STUDY DESIGN We conducted a hospital-based, case-control study in Seattle and Tacoma, Washington, between 1998 and 2001. Preeclampsia cases (n = 199) and controls (n = 383) provided detailed information regarding their pregnancy histories and other covariates, such as prepregnancy weight and adult height. Odds ratios (ORs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) were estimated by… CONTINUE READING