Table 6: Comparison of international surveys of current practice of induction of labour in women with a prior cesarean birth.

Response rateRepeat CS (i.e., no induction of labour)Use of prostaglandinsUse of mechanical methodsUse of ARMWillingness to use oxytocin

England 2011* [16]67% (322/480)7% (22/322)76% (229/300)3% (9/300)21% (62/300)unknown
Australia, NZ 2003** [17]67% (1091/1641)32% (349/1091)33% (360/1091)unknownunknown73% (796/1091)
Canada 2003*** [18]50% (750/1497)9% (54/601)25% (150/601)unknownunknownunknown
The Netherlands 201078% (70/92)21% (15/70)20% (11/55)73% (40/55)4% (2/55)unknown

NZ: New Zealand; CS: cesarean section; ARM: artificial rupture of membranes.
Among 480 NHS obstetric consultants.
Among fellows and members of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Among all obstetricians registered with the Canadian Medical Directory.