|Outcomes||ELA||DA||RRR (95% CI)||NNT (CI)|
|*Abbreviations defined in glossary; RRR, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article; †NS = not significant.|
|Caesarean section||8%||11%||28% (−67 to 69)||NS†|
|Oxytocin use||23%||40%||43% (14 to 63)||6 (3 to 20)|
|Epidural or narcotic use||80%||92%||13% (4 to 23)||8 (5 to 33)|
|Forceps delivery||10%||14%||29% (−49 to 67)||NS|
|Vacuum extraction||21%||22%||5% (−58 to 43)||NS|
|Amniotomy||47%||54%||13% (−14 to 34)||NS|
Early labour assessment improved several intrapartum outcomes
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