Características de los registros diagnósticos de preeclampsia en el Perú

Translated title of the contribution: Characteristics of diagnostic records of preeclampsia in Peru

Victor Moquillaza-Alcántara, Oscar Munares-García, Anthony Romero-Cerdán

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Objective: To determine the proportion of diagnosis records of preeclampsia in Peru and its characteristics. Method: Observational study of secondary-based analysis of the Electronic System of Information Transfer of the Institutions that Provide Health Services. The chi-square test was used to evaluate the association. Results: In Peru, 56.89% (CI95%: 55.06-58.72%) of the hypertensive disorders registered corresponded to preeclampsia. Within its characteristics it was found that there is a greater record of preeclampsia in EsSalud (63.61%, 95% CI: 59.82-67.39%), in the II level of care (60.56; CI95%: 58.36-62.77%) and in the region of the jungle (64.98%; CI95%: 60.59-69.37%). A lower proportion was found in the range of 40 to 49 years of age. (49.61%, 95% CI: 44.63-54.59%). Conclusion: Preeclampsia is the most reported hypertensive disorder nationwide. The highest proportion of records was found in the private sector, in the II level of care and in the sierra region.

Translated title of the contributionCharacteristics of diagnostic records of preeclampsia in Peru
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)32-36
Number of pages5
JournalRevista de Obstetricia y Ginecologia de Venezuela
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 2020
Externally publishedYes

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