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Table 3 Women’s preferences* and women’s used pain relief

From: Dutch women in midwife-led care at the onset of labour: which pain relief do they prefer and what do they use?

    Used method of medicinal pain relief
    Epidural Pethidine or remifentanil No medication
   No (%) No (%) No (%) No (%)
Preference Medication 233 (15.9) 35 (15.0) 24 (10.3) 174 (74.7)
  No medication 1231 (84.1) 109 (8.9) 70 (5.7) 1052 (85.5)
  Total 1464 144 (9.8) 94 (6.4) 1226 (83.8)
  1. *Missing ‘women’s preferences’ n = 47.