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Table 2 Acupuncture points (%)

From: Acupuncture with manual and electrical stimulation for labour pain: a longitudinal randomised controlled trial

  MA n = 83 EA n = 87
Distal points   
 LI4 95.2 89.7
 EX2 72.3 75.9
 LR3 68.7 67.8
 GV20 50.6 43.7
 SP6 33.7 36.8
 LU7 24.1 24.1
 PC6 3.6 5.7
Local points   
 KI11 67.5 58.6
 SP12 62.7 56.3
 BL27 37.3 44.8
 ST29 36.1 33.3
 BL26 32.5 41.4
 BL25 31.3 28.7
 BL28 27.7 29.9
 LR10 27.7 26.4
 BL54 26.5 26.4
 GB27 24.1 25.3
 CV3 20.5 12.6
 LR11 19.3 24.1
 GB28 16.9 20.7
 BL24 10.8 14.9
 CV4 10.8 5.7
 GB29 10.8 9.2
 BL23 8.4 3.4
 BL36 2.4 5.7
 GB26 1.2 2.3
 GB25 0.0 0.0
  1. MA = Manual acupuncture, EA = Electro-acupuncture, GV = governor vessel channel, LI = large intestine channel, SP = spleen channel, LR = liver channel, PC = pericardium channel, EX = extra channel, LU = lung channel, BL = bladder channel, GB = gall bladder channel, KI = kidney channel, ST = stomach channel, CV = conception Vessel.