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Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy (HDP) is one of the leading causes of maternal, neonatal, and infant mortality. Several studies have suggested that the occurrence of HDP may be dependent on environmental factors. Although, several countries have documented the prevalence of HDP with its mode of delivery and birth outcomes, and some parts of Ghana have data on these, little is known about the prevalence of HDP in the Bono Region. This study would therefore be conducted to determine the prevalence, the type of delivery, and birth outcomes of women with HDP in the Bono Regional Hospital. This was a retrospective cohort study. Guided by a data extraction sheet, a review of all pregnancies that were reported to the hospital between 1st January 2016 and 31st December 2019 was done. For each month, the percentage of mothers who presented with any of the HDPs was calculated. Maternal age, parity, birth weight, mode of delivery, birth outcomes, and occurrence of Gestational Hypertension (GH), preeclampsia, and Eclampsia were variables evaluated and analyzed using Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) for Windows, version 26.0.  It is expected that the study would provide the data required to put in place interventions to improve birth outcomes among people with HDP.


Hypertensive Disorders Pregnancy Bono Regional Hospital Ghana Prevalence Risk Factors Maternal Health Preeclampsia Gestational Hypertension Chronic Hypertension Antenatal Care Complications, Management Healthcare Practices

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Osei Asamoah, D., Teg-Nefaah Tabong, P., Kwaku Donkor, E., Owusu Gyanteh, Y., & Addai-Darko, K. (2023). Hypertensive Disorders (HDP) In Pregnancy at the Bono Regional Hospital in Ghana. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies and Innovative Research, 11(3), 1498–1513.


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