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Table 4 Comparison of maternal and neonatal outcomes pre- and post- intervention

From: Intelligent Structured Intermittent Auscultation (ISIA): evaluation of a decision-making framework for fetal heart monitoring of low-risk women

  Pre –intervention medical record review Post–intervention medical record review   Pre –intervention medical record review Post–intervention medical record review  
  Eligible women receiving IA Eligible women receiving IA Significance Eligible women receiving CTG (Cont. or Int.) Eligible women receiving CTG (Cont. or Int.) Significance
n = 157 n = 158   n = 130 n = 107
  N (%) N (%)   N (%) N (%)  
Mode of birth       
Vaginal (normal and assisted) 145 (92.4) 151 (95.6) NS 108 (83.1) 80 (74.8) NS
CS (acute and elective) 12 (7.6) 7 (4.4) NS 22 (16.9) 27 (25.2)  
Admission to SCBU/NICU       
Yes 10 (6.4) 8 (5.1) NS 8 (5.1) 16 (10.1) RR 0.41, 95% CI, 0.18 - 0.92, p = 0.03
Apgar score < 7@5 mins       
Yes 1 1 NS 1 1 NS