Table 3

VEs and examination of line for women admitted for induction of labour (n = 32) categorised by cervical dilatation

Cervical Dilatation (cm)

Number (%) of VEs at specific cervical dilatation where line was present

Mean length of line (cm), (SD)

Number of VEs and examination of line


<1

1 (8.3)

12

12


1-2

10 (26.3)

8.3 (1.9)

38


3-4

9 (47.4)

7.8 (2.1)

19*


5-6

6 (75.0)

8.2 (2.9)

8


7-9

4 (80.0)

8.9 (0.3)

5


9-10

12 (52.2)

9.9 (2.8)

23*


*1 line measurement not recorded

Total 105


Shepherd et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2010 10:54   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-10-54

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