Table 1

Breakdown of demographic differences across groups
Pregnant women (n = 176) Non-pregnant women (n= 148) χ2or t^
Exercise (min/week) 128.50 (91.59) 192.18 (136.05) 5.01**
Exercise intensity
Low 66.8% 31.8% 40.06***
Moderate 30.2% 42.4% 5.43*
Vigorous 3.0% 25.8% 36.42***
Number of babies#
0 53.3% 62.7% 2.52
1 35.6% 16.0% 22.45***
2 6.1% 16.7% 16.92***
3 3.9% 4.6% 8.49**
4+ 1.1% 0.0% 0.84
Mental illness
Minor depression 17.0% 24.0% 2.63
Major depression 5.5% 6.0% 0.03
Antenatal depression 1.1% 2.0% 0.42
Postnatal depression 4.9% 10.0% 2.96
Bipolar disorder 1.1% 2.0% 0.42
Anxiety disorder 15.4% 14.7% 0.01
Eating disorder 1.1% 8.0% 9.45**
Substance/alcohol abuse 1.1% 1.3% 0.03

^Chi square for comparisons of frequencies, t values for comparisons of mean scores.

#Not including current pregnancy.

Fuller-Tyszkiewicz et al.

Fuller-Tyszkiewicz et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:91   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-12-91

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