Table 7

Maternal characteristics and induction of labor
     Not induced      Induced Significance
N   % N   %
Age group (years)
<20 1235 80.4 298 19.4 χ2 – 60.4; p = 0.000 (S)
21 – 25 2026 76.2 634 23.8
26 – 30 2229 72.2 858 27.8
31 – 35 1467 70.6 612 29.4
36 – 40 824 72.8 308 27.2
>40 185 76.4 57 23.6
Duration of schooling (years)
0 809 78.4 223 21.6 χ2 – 137.1 p = 0.000
1 – 6 1173 75.4 382 24.6
7 – 12 4208 76.3 1306 23.7
13 – 18 1165 63.5 671 36.5
>18 31 62.0 19 38.0
Parity
0 2956 71.1 1203 28.9 χ2 – 38.3 p = 0.000
1 – 2 2847 75.6 920 24.4
3 – 4 1320 77.5 384 22.5
≥5 797 76.9 240 23.1
Number of antenatal visits
0 349 76.5 107 23.5 χ2 – 180.8 p = 0.000
1 - 3 3628 80.8 863 19.2
≥4 3186 68.6 1460 31.4

Bukola et al.

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

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