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Table 2 General outcomes of the audit

From: Foley catheter for cervical priming in induction of labour at University Obstetrics Unit, Colombo, Sri Lanka: a clinical audit with a patient satisfaction survey

Parity Cervical priming with Foley catheter alone (n = 36)
n (%)
Total vaginal deliveries including instrumental deliveries (with Foley catheter and Prostaglandin vaginal tablets) (n = 44)
n (%)
Number of vaginal deliveries in Foley catheter only cases (n = 31)
n (%)
Average duration of Foley catheter-in situ in hours (SD) Average discomfort score according to 1–10 visual analogue scale (SD)
Parity-0 21 (58) 26 (59) 18 (58) 29.8 (16) 1.7 (1)
Parity-1 9 (25) 11 (25) 7 (23) 29.5 (18) 2.1 (2)
Parity-2 4 (11) 4 (9) 4 (13) 39.4 (9) 1.0 (0)
Parity-3 1 (3) 2 (5) 1 (3) 38.7 (14) 1.7 (1)
Parity-4 1 (3) 1 (2) 1 (3) 23.0 (0) 1.0 (0)
  1. SD standard deviation