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Table 1 Clinical outcomes from the five identified systematic reviews

From: Birth after caesarean study – planned vaginal birth or planned elective repeat caesarean for women at term with a single previous caesarean birth: protocol for a patient preference study and randomised trial

Outcome Trial of Labour Elective Repeat Caesarean
Febrile Morbidity   
- Rosen [32,33] 9.6/100 17.3/100
- Boulvain [19] Not Separated Not Separated
- Mozurkewich [31] 4.3/100 5.5/100
- Guise [25] 8.6–9.7/100 6.6–6.8/100
- Dodd [30] Not Reported Not Reported
Uterine Rupture/Dehiscence   
- Rosen [32,33] 1.8/100 1.9/100
- Boulvain [19] Not Separated Not Separated
- Mozurkewich [31] 3.9/1000 1.6/1000
- Guise [25] 2.7/1000 Not Reported
- Dodd [30] 1.2/100 0
Low Apgar Score   
- Rosen [32,33] 2.4/100 1.6/100
- Boulvain [19] Not Separated Not Separated
- Mozurkewich [31] 2.2/100 9/1000
- Guise [25] Not Reported Not Reported
- Dodd [30] 4.2/100 8/1000
Perinatal Death   
- Rosen [32,33] 1.8/100 1/100
- Boulvain [19] Not Separated Not Separated
- Mozurkewich [31] 5.8/1000 3.4/1000
- Guise [25] 1.3–9/1000 1/10 000–5/1000
- Dodd [30] 7.7/1000 0
Maternal Death   
- Rosen [32,33] 2.8/1000 2.4/10 000
- Boulvain [19] Not Separated Not Separated
- Mozurkewich [31] 0 0
- Guise [25] Not Reported Not Reported
- Dodd [30] 0 0