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Table 2 Indications for induction of labor according to the route of administration of misoprostol

From: Misoprostol administered sublingually at a dose of 12.5 μg versus vaginally at a dose of 25 μg for the induction of full-term labor: a randomized controlled trial

IndicationsSublingual misoprostol (n = 98)Vaginal misoprostol (n = 100)RR95% CIp-value*
n%n%
Hypertensive syndromes5354.13232.01.561.18–2.070.002
Prolonged pregnancy2020.43232.00.720.49–1.050.06
Premature rupture of membranes99.266.01.230.79–1.910.39
Diabetes1616.32525.00.750.49–1.130.13
Others1212.21111.01.060.69–1.610.78
  1. RR Relative risk, CI Confidence interval; n: sample; %: percentage. * Chi-square test