Table 2

Comparison of Outcome Measures Between Moxibustion and Control

Moxibustion (as referent)

Control

Relative Risk (95% CI)

P value

N = 10

N = 10


Cephalic presentation (at delivery or before ECV)

2 (20.0)

0 (0)

5.0 (0.27-92.62

0.28

Cephalic presentation at delivery (including successful ECV)

5 (50.0)

1 (10.0)

5.0 (0.70-35.5)

0.11

ECV

Attempted

4 (40.0)

6 (60.0)

0.67 (0.27-1.66)

0.38

Successful*

2 (20.0)

0 (0.0)

5.0 (0.27-95.62)

0.28

Mode of delivery

Vaginal

4 (40.0)

1 (10.0)

4.0 (0.54-29.8)

0.18

Caesarean

6 (60.0)

9 (90.0)

0.67 (0.39-1.15)

0.15

Other outcomes

Preterm birth requiring hospitalisation

2 (20.0)

0 (0)

5.0 (0.27-92.62)

0.28

Prelabour rupture of membranes at < 37 weeks

3 (30.0)

0 (0)

7.0 (0.41, 120.16)

0.18

Gestational age at delivery

38.7 (2.11)

39.9 (3.68)

0.43

Apgar score < 7 at 5 min

0 (0)

0 (0)

N/A

Birthweight (g)

3224 (653.9)

3193 (674)

0.92

Admission to NICU

2 (20.0)

0 (0)

N/A


Data are n (%) or mean (standard deviation) unless otherwise specified.* Calculated among women attempting ECV

Do et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2011 11:81   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-11-81

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