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Table 5 Perceived causes of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia

From: Community perceptions of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia in Ogun State, Nigeria: a qualitative study

Perceived causes of pre-eclampsia  
Depressive thoughts  
Hereditary  
Stress  
Perceived causes of eclampsia  
Prolonged exposure to cold  
Hypertension  
Anaemia  
Malaria  
Urinary tract infections  
Diabetes  
Oedema  
Lack or loss of blood  
Pre-existing hypertension  
Taking cold food or drinks  
Sleeping on a cold floor  
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