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Table 2 Mode of delivery and indications for Caesarean section

From: Comparison of Misoprostol and Dinoprostone for elective induction of labour in nulliparous women at full term: A randomized prospective study

  Misoprostol n = 80 (%) Dinoprostone n = 83 (%) Statistical significance
Vaginal 74 (92.5%) 72 (86.7%) NS1
   Spontaneous vaginal 46 (57.5%) 52 (62.6%) NS
   Vacuum assisted vaginal 28 (35.0%) 20 (24.1%) NS
Caesarean section 6 (7.5%) 11 (13.3%) NS
   Nonreassuring FHR2 4 (5.0%) 6 (7.2%) NS
   Failed induction 0 (0.0%) 1 (1.2%) NS
   Lack of labor progress 1 (1.3%) 2 (2.4%) NS
   Cephalopelvic disproportion 1 (1.3%) 2 (2.4%) NS
  1. 1NS = not significant
  2. 2FHR = fetal heart rate.