What is the incidence of preeclampsia in the US?

Updated: Nov 29, 2018
  • Author: Kee-Hak Lim, MD; Chief Editor: Ronald M Ramus, MD  more...
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The incidence of preeclampsia in the United States is estimated to range from 2% to 6% in healthy, nulliparous women. [7, 8, 9] Among all cases of the preeclampsia, 10% occur in pregnancies of less than 34 weeks' gestation. The global incidence of preeclampsia has been estimated at 5-14% of all pregnancies.

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