Table 5

Unmet need for induction of labor and perinatal deaths at country level
Country Not Induced Induced Unmet need for induction of labor (%) Perinatal mortality OR (95% CI)
Not Induced Induced
N % N %
Angola (N - 332) 219 113 66.0 30 13.7 4 3.5 0.23 (0.07 – 0.71)
DRC (N - 1539) 1204 335 78.2 88 7.3 12 3.6 0.47 (0.24 – 0.90)
Algeria (N - 3323) 2383 940 71.7 131 5.5 14 1.5 0.26 (0.14 – 0.46)
Kenya (N - 2548) 1919 629 75.3 131 6.8 12 1.9 0.27 (0.14 – 0.50)
Niger (N - 463) 356 107 76.9 50 14.1 5 4.7 0.30 (0.10 – 0.81)
Nigeria (N - 1372) 957 415 69.8 155 16.2 31 7.5 0.42 (0.27 – 0.64)
Uganda (N - 1195) 958 237 80.2 113 11.8 10 4.2 0.33 (0.16 – 0.66)

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

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