Table 6

Primary outcomes

Outcome

MLU

(1101)

Event [%]

CLU

(552)

Event [%]

Summary statistic

95% CI


Caesarean section

163 [14.8%]

84 [15.2%]

RR 0.97, 95% CI 0.76, 1.24


Induction of labour

248 [22.5%]

138 [25.0%]

RR 0.90, 95% CI 0.75, 1.08


Episiotomy

126 [11.4%]

68 [12.3%]

RR 0.93, 95% CI 0.70, 1.23


Instrumental birth

139 [12.6%]

79 [14.3%]

RR 0.88, 95% CI 0.68, 1.14


Apgar scores less than 8

10 [0.9%]

9 [1.6%]

RR 0.56, 95% CI 0.23, 1.36)


Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH)

144 [13.1%]

75 [13.6%]

RR 0.96, 95% CI 0.74, 1.25


Initiation of breastfeeding

616 [55.9%]

317 [57.4%]

RR 0.97, 95% CI 0.89, 1.06


Continuous EFM

397 [36.1%]

313 [56.7%]

RR 0.64, 95% CI 0.57, 0.71


Labour augmentation

436 [39.6%]

314 [56.9%]

RR 0.50, 95% CI 0.40, 0.61


Begley et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2011 11:85   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-11-85

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