Factors and outcomes associated with the induction of labour in Latin America.

  title={Factors and outcomes associated with the induction of labour in Latin America.},
  author={Gl{\'a}ucia Virg{\'i}nia de Queiroz Lins Guerra and Jos{\'e} Guilherme Cecatti and Joao Paulo Souza and An{\'i}bal Fa{\'u}ndes and S S Morais and Ahmet Metin G{\"u}lmezoglu and Mary Angela Parpinelli and Renato Passini and Guillermo Carroli},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  volume={116 13},
OBJECTIVE To describe the prevalence of labour induction, together with its risk factors and outcomes in Latin America. DESIGN Analysis of the 2005 WHO global survey database. SETTING Eight selected Latin American countries. POPULATION All women who gave birth during the study period in 120 participating institutions. METHODS Bivariate and multivariate analyses. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Indications for labour induction per country, success rate per method, risk factors for induction, and… CONTINUE READING


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