Putative risk factors of pregnancy-induced hypertension among Ghanaian pregnant women

@inproceedings{Ahenkorah2012PutativeRF,
  title={Putative risk factors of pregnancy-induced hypertension among Ghanaian pregnant women},
  author={L. Ahenkorah and Cornelius Archer Turpin and Nafiu Amidu and Edwin Ferguson Laing},
  year={2012}
}
Hypertensive pregnancy is an important cause of maternal mortality with several risk factors which can be related to regional and ethnic factors. Although there have been many studies worldwide on preeclampsia, not many have come from black Africa and for that matter Ghana. This study sought to identify some putative risk factors of Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension among Ghanaian pregnant women. A case-control study was conducted among pregnant women visiting Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH… CONTINUE READING