Table 2: Comparison of obstetric characteristics between the groups (N = 80).

VariableGroup 1, mean (SD)Group 2, mean (SD)t-test value

Parity1.63 (1.66)1.58 (1.43)1.440.89
Gestational age (in weeks)39.7 (1.37)40.1 (1.36)1.500.14
Initial Bishop score4.73 (0.96)4.48 (1.1)1.100.28