Risk factors of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy in Lao PDR


  • somphane sysavath faculty of nursing
  • Nilubon Rujitaprasert


Risk factor, hypertensive disorders in pregnancy, Laos PDR


This case-control study was conducted to determine risk factors associated with HDP in Lao PDR. Data were 2 years retrospectively collected on medical records of delivered women. 543 cases were included in the study. Data were analyzed using simple logistic regression and multiple logistics regression analysis.  

The findings revealed that women aged < 19 years and > 35 years , Pre-pregnancy BMI <18.5 kg/m2 and ≥ 25 kg/m2 , Less and excessive maternal weight gain, and primigravida were risk factor associated with Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy.


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sysavath ส, Rujitaprasert น. Risk factors of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy in Lao PDR. JNSH [Internet]. 2020 Jun. 25 [cited 2022 Jun. 25];43(2):45-54. Available from: https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/nah/article/view/237621