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Table 4 Local names and perceived causes of pre-eclampsia

From: Community perceptions of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia in southern Mozambique

Local names High blood pressure (tensão alta)a
Pressure (tensão)a
Illness of the heart (mavabjiyambilo or mavabjiyatimpfalu)b
Fainting disease (doença de desmaiar)a
Perceived causes Mistreatment by the in-laws
Marital problems
Excessive thinking/worrying
Eating a diet high in salt
  1. aTerms mentioned in Portuguese
  2. bTerm mentioned in Changana