Table 3

Associations with suicidal ideation (SI) at baseline in women entering the RESPOND trial (ie ICD 10 diagnosis of depression and score of ≥13 on Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale) (n = 253)

All women N = 253

No SI (N = 207)

SI

(N = 46)

Unadjusted OR

Adj. OR**

95% CI

p


Age

mean (sd)

28.7 (6.4)

29.1 (6.3)

26.9 (6.5)

0.94 (0.89 - 1.0)

0.78

0.63, 0.97

0.023


Married

Yes

105 (44%)

91 (48%)

14 (31%)

No

132 (56%)

100 (52%)

31 (69%)

2.01 (1.01-4.03)

2.39

0.46, 12.45

0.302


Live with partner

Yes

184 (73%)

154 (74%)

29 (64%)

No

69 (27%)

53 (26%)

16 (36%)

1.60 (0.81-3.18)

1.06

0.15, 7.22

0.955


Parity

1

96 (38%)

85 (41%)

11 (24%)

2

95 (37%)

75 (36%)

19 (41%)

1.96 (0.88-4.38)

4.58

0.74, 28.33

0.129

3+

63 (25%)

47 (23%)

16 (35%)

2.63 (1.13-6.13)

15.06

1.55, 146. 53

0.019


Highest qualification*

GCSE

67 (27%)

58 (29%)

9 (20%)

A-level

32 (13%)

25 (13%)

6 (14%)

1.55

(0.50-4.81)

3.15

0.34, 28.96

0.312

NVQ

48 (20%)

38 (19%)

10 (23%)

1.70

(0.63-4.56)

1.68

0.24, 11.60

0.601

Degree

61 (25%)

53 (27%)

8 (18%)

0.97

(0.35-2.70)

10.23

0.88, 119

0.063

None

36 (15%)

25 (13%)

11 (25%)

2.84

(1.05-7.69)

0.28

0.02, 3.61

0.327


Mother employed

Yes

133 (53%)

118 (58%)

14 (31%)

No

117 (47%)

86 (42%)

31 (69%)

3.03

(1.52-6.05)

0.39

0.06, 2.37

0.306


Partner employed

Yes

170 (85%)

146 (89%)

23 (64%)

No

31 (15%)

19 (11%)

13 (36%)

4.58

(1.98-10.60)

3.60

0.55, 23.79

0.315


Ethnicity mother

White

196 (78%)

161 (79%)

35 (76%)

Non-White

55 (22%)

44 (21%)

11 (24%)

1.15

(0.54-2.45)

1.70

0.21, 13.99

0.623


Measures at Time 0


GRIMS1

mean (sd)

15 (6.0)

14 (5.7)

17 (7.0)

1.09

(1.02-1.15)

1.07

0.94, 1.21

0.308


SF122 - physical

mean (sd)

52.7 (9.4)

53.0 (9.5)

51.9 (8.9)

0.99

(0.95-1.02)

1.04

0.95, 1.14

0.429


SF12 - mental

mean (sd)

28.0 (8.3)

28.7 (8.0)

24.4 (9.3)

0.94

(0.89-0.98)

0.90

0.83, 0.98

0.248


EPDS total3

mean (sd)

17.5 (3.4)

16.7 (2.9)

21.1 (3.3)

1.49

(1.32-1.68)

1.96

1.41, 2.73

< 0.001


*GCSEs are secondary school qualifications taken at 16; A-levels are secondary school qualifications taken at 18; NVQs are National Vocational Qualifications for adults or young people

**adjusted for all variables

1. GRIMS - Golombok-Rust Inventory of Marital State

2. SF12 - 12-Item Short-Form Health Survey

3. EPDS - Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale

Howard et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2011 11:57   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-11-57

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