International Journal of Reproductive Medicine / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Foley Catheter versus Vaginal Misoprostol for Labour Induction

Table 1

Demographic profile and indication for induction.

ParametersGroup I ()
(misoprostol)
Group II ()
(Foley catheter)
” value

Age (years)
(mean ± SD)
25.1 ± 2.825.6 ± 4.1>0.05
Gravidity
 Primigravida41.7%31.8%>0.05
 Multigravida58.3%68.2%>0.05
Gestational age (weeks)
(mean ± SD)
39.1 ± 1.439.4 ± 1.2>0.05
Indication for induction
 Oligohydramnios11 (18.3)08 (18.2)>0.05
 Preeclampsia11 (18.3)04 (09.1)>0.05
 Intrauterine growth rsestriction07 (11.7)04 (09.1)>0.05
 Gestational diabetes mellitus02 (03.4)01 (02.3)>0.05