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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population in trial of labor after cesarean (TOLAC) n = 660

From: Success of trial of labor in women with a history of previous cesarean section for failed labor induction or labor dystocia: a retrospective cohort study

  Successful TOLAC Unsuccessful TOLAC  
  n = 481 % n = 179 % p
Maternal age ≥ 37 77 16.0 38 21.2 0.12
IVF 13 2.7 3 1.7 0.45
Smoking 33 6.9 15 8.4 0.5
Height < 160 cm 97 20.2 50 27.9 0.03
BMI ≥ 35 34 7.1 19 10.6 0.01
Diabetes 1211 25.2 632 35.2 0.01
Prior vaginal delivery 124 25.8 17 9.5 < 0.001
More than 2 years from previous CS 289 60.1 117 65.4 0.22
Medication-dependent gestational diabetes 25 5.5 14 8.5 0.64
Post-term pregnancy (≥42 weeks) 35 7.3 29 16.2 0.001
Labor induction 143 29.7 83 46.4 < 0.001
Bishop < 6 at the start of induction 95 66.4 58 69.8 0.59
Indication for labor induction
 Post-term 37 25.9 28 33.7 0.21
 PROM 27 18.9 17 20.5 0.77
 Diabetes 283 19.6 124 14.5 0.33
 Non-diabetic macrosomia 3 2.1 4 4.8 0.26
 Fetal reason 8 5.6 8 9.6 0.25
 Maternal reason 40 28.0 14 16.9 0.06
  1. 1of which 4 women with diabetes type 1 and 117 with gestational diabetes
  2. 2of which 1 woman with diabetes type 1 and 62 with gestational diabetes
  3. 3of which 3 women with diabetes type 1 and 25 with gestational diabetes
  4. 4of which all women with gestational diabetes