Outcomes Length of labour | Study group (n=86) Mean (SD) | Control group (n=83) Mean (SD) | Difference statistic MD (95% CI) p Value |
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First stage | 6.12 (3.95) | 6.53 (3.90) | MD=−0.41 (−1.79 to 0.98) p=0.56 |

Second stage | 1.00 (0.87) | 1.32 (0.98) | MD=−0.32 (−0.64 to 0.002) p=0.05* |

Total length of labour | 7.43 (4.13) | 8.20 (4.37) | MD=−0.77 (−2.26 to 0.72) p=0.31 |

*p=0.05.