Table 4

Unmet need for induction of labor and perinatal deaths
Pregnancy complication Not Induced Induced Unmet Need for Induction (%) Perinatal deaths OR (95% CI)
Not Induced Induced
N % N %
Pregnancy induced hypertension (N - 1371)  1351  220   86.0  161  11.9  6  2.7 0.21 (0.09 – 0.47)
Chronic hypertension (N - 263)  241  22   91.6  39  16.2  1  4.6 0.25 (0.03 – 1.89)
Pre-eclampsia (N - 974)  812  162   83.4  122  15.0  6  3.7 0.22 (0.09 – 0.50)
Cardiac/Renal disease (N - 159)  144  15   90.6  11  7.6  0  0.0 -
Chronic respiratory conditions (N - 307)  294  13   95.8  16  5.4  0  0.0 -
IUGR (N - 345)  315  30   91.3  53  16.8  3  10.0 0.55 (0.16 – 1.88)
Diabetes (N - 216)  186  30   86.1  25  13.4  0  0.0 -
Malaria (N - 915)  763  152   83.4  175  22.9  5  3.3 0.11 (0.05 – 0.28)
Sickle cell disease (N - 3)  -  3   -  -  -  0  - -
Severe anemia (N- 131)  98  33   74.8  33  33.7  2  6.1 0.13 (0.03 – 0.56)
Vaginal bleeding in second half of pregnancy (N - 148)  119  29   80.4  79  66.4  6  20.7 0.13 (0.05 – 0.35)
Pyelonphritis/UTI (N-484)  363  121   75.0  40  11.0  2  1.7 0.14 (0.03 – 0.57)
Other medical conditions (N - 523)  385  138   73.6  58  15.1  4  2.9 0.17 (0.06 – 0.47)
Post term pregnancy (N - 2232)  1845  387   82.7  85  4.6  16  4.1 0.89 (0.50 – 1.58)

IUGR – Intra-uterine growth restriction.

Bukola et al.

Bukola et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:722   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-722

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