Variation Among States in Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy

JAMA Network Open

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What The Study Did: Researchers examined variation among states in how common high blood pressure disorders of pregnancy (including pregnancy-induced hypertension or pre-eclampsia) and eclampsia were among 3.6 million women who had a live birth in 2017.

Authors: Alexander J. Butwick, M.B.B.S., M.S., of the Stanford University School of Medicine in Stanford, California, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.18741)

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