Table 2

Group comparisons: LAS scores (n = 298)
Study groups Study outcome Post Hoc test using Bonferroni’s method
Total score of LAS Mean (SD) F (df1, df2)c Mean difference (95% confidence interval)
Women with husband (H group) 47.92 (6.95) 53.80 (2, 295)** H vs F 8.01 (5.28, 10.74)**
Women with a female friend (F group) 39.91 (8.27) H vs C 11.24 (8.57, 13.91)**
Women in the control group (C group) 36.68 (8.31) F vs C 3.23 (0.55, 5.91)*

* P < 0.05, ** P < 0.001.

c results from ANOVA.

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Sapkota et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:49   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-12-49

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