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Table 3 Mode of delivery with other parameters

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

  Mode of delivery (n = 56)
Normal vaginal delivery Forceps Caesarean section due to lack of progression of labour Caesarean section due to foetal distress Caesarean section due to failed induction of labour Total number of caesarean sections Getting a caesarean section
Parity Being nulliparous
 Nulliparous (n = 32) 25 1 2 2 2 6 RR = 0.75
95% CI = 0.28–2.04
 Multiparous 18 0 2 2 2 6 P = 0.81
Indication Having an UP
 UP (n = 24)a 19 1 2 1 1 4 RR = 0.6
 GDM 18 0 2 1 2 6 95% CI = 0.21–1.70
 FGR 5 0 0 1 0 1 P = 0.49
 Reduced AFI 1 0 0 0 0 0  
 Past section 0 0 0 0 1 1  
For comparison Having Foley only
 Women who had Foley only (n = 36) 30 1 2 2 1 5 RR = 0.40
95% CI = 0.15–1.09
 Women who had Foley, then prostaglandin 13 0 2 2 3 7 P = 0.09
  1. UP-Women who have completed 41 weeks of gestation with otherwise uncomplicated
  2. RR relative risk, 95% CI 95% confidence interval, pregnancies, GDM gestational Diabetes mellitus, FGR fetal growth restriction, AFI amniotic fluid index, Past section past history of caesarean section
  3. aRelative risk assessed for this indication only