Early labour assessment (ELA) v direct admission (DA)*

OutcomesELADARRR (95% CI)NNT (CI)
*Abbreviations defined in glossary; RRR, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article; †NS = not significant.
Caesarean section8%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 delivery10%14%29% (−49 to 67)NS
Vacuum extraction21%22%5% (−58 to 43)NS
Amniotomy47%54%13% (−14 to 34)NS