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Research Paper | Biochemistry Science | Nigeria | Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014
Pregnancy Complications and Mental Health Related Problems Associated With Type 2 Diabetic Patients Attending General Hospital Katsina, Nigeria
Kankia H. I.  | Safiyya Y. S.
Abstract: The aim of this study was to investigate the association between pregnancy complications, mental health-related problems, and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in women attending General Hospital Katsina, Nigeria. The method involves a casecontrol study of women with T2DM (n = 100) matched by age range to controls without T2DM (n = 100). Data were collected in outpatient, medical records section and laboratory sections of the hospital. Validated interviews were used to obtain the data. The data were analysed using descriptive statistics to calculate percentage frequencies means, ranges and medium. The results were presented using different table groups such as the socio demographic characteristic of women showing their ages, occupation and level of education completed, the pregnancy related factors table showing those pregnancy complications and finally, the mental health table showing those that are anxious and depress the table also contained two parts that is those with T2DM and those without T2DM which serves as control.
Keywords: Pregnancy, Type 2 diabetes, Women, Depression, Anxiety, Pre-eclamsia, Gestational diabetes
Edition: Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014,
Pages: 2667 - 2669
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