Table 2

Mode of delivery (311 cases, with insufficient information in 12)

Study groupEngland 1994–19955
Mode of deliveryNo%%
Note: the sum of ventouse and forceps deliveries exceeds the number of infants delivered by assisted delivery as 19 infants proceeded to forceps after a failed ventouse and one to caesarean section.
*p<0.0001; †p<0.002.
Spontaneous vertex delivery1835973
Assisted delivery11336*10.6
Caesarean section51.5†15.5