A 23-year-old Hispanic woman presents to the labor and delivery unit for labor induction at 39 weeks' gestation. After being evaluated by an anesthesiologist, she watches an educational video about epidural labor analgesia. Based on a recent randomized controlled trial, which of the following is MOST likely true about this patient compared to a similar patient who did not receive this education?

Several studies have found that Hispanic women in the U.S. are less likely than non-Hispanic women to receive epidural labor analgesia. This could represent an important health care disparity. Several factors may contribute to this disparity, including misinformation about the risks and benefits of epidural analgesia, which could be exacerbated by language barriers.

A recent randomized controlled trial involving 200 women investigated the effects of additional patient education on decisions to receive epidural labor analgesia and their...

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