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Table 2 Factors associated with pre-eclampsia in Medani Maternity hospital, Central Sudan using univariate or multivariate analysis

From: Malaria and pre-eclampsia in an area with unstable malaria transmission in Central Sudan

  Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
The variable OR 95% CI P OR 95% CI P
Age 1.0 0.9-1.0 0.5 1.0 0.9-1.1 0.1
Primigravidae 2.5 1.5-4.4 0.001 0.9 0.7-1.0 0.2
Family history of hypertension 6.7 3.7-12.2 0.001 5.7 2.9-11.5 0.001
History of malaria 3.7 1.8-7.7 0.001 2.0 0.9-4.4 0.07
Educational level < secondary 0.9 0.9-1.0 0.3 1.0 0.5-2.0 0.9
Lack of antenatal care 2.0 1.0-3.6 0.02 2.4 0.9-6.1 0.06
Body mass index 0.9 0.8-1.0 0.3 1.0 0.9-1.1 0.9
Blood group O vs.non group O 1.4 0.9-2.3 0.08 1.1 0.6-2.0 0.5
Placental malaria 1.9 1.0-3.7 0.05 2.3 1.0-5.2 0.04