Table 3

Full and final models of predictors for EPDS depressive symptoms (EPDS≥10)
Predictor Odds ratio 95% CI p-value
Model 1
Age .98 .88-1.09 .69
Parity .98 .56-1.71 .94
Marital status .49 .19-1.24 .14
Education .98 .63-1.51 .92
Income 5.32 .85-33.35 .07
Born outside Canada 2.41 .81-7.19 .11
Ethnic background .73 .19-2.79 .65
BMI 1.00 .88-1.15 .90
Model 2
Life stressors during this pregnancy 1.21 .87-1.69 .26
Life stressors 12 mons before this pregnancy 1.08 .77-1.50 .65
Life stressors prior to age 17 1.22 .85-1.75 .29
Social support .85 .74-.97 .015
Model 3
Vitamin B1 .98 .94-1.02 .33
Vitamin B3 .99 .97-1.01 .41
Vitamin B6 1.01 .98-1.05 .41
Vitamin B9 (folic acid) 1.00 .99-1.00 .96
Vitamin B12 1.00 .99-1.00 .76
Vitamin D 1.00 .99-1.00 .92
Iodine .99 .99-1.00 .11
Iron 1.00 .98-1.01 .91
Magnesium .99 .99-1.00 .37
Selenium .97 .95-0.99 .03
Zinc .98 .95-1.02 .41
Omega 3 1.00 .99-1.00 .20
Final model
Prenatal EPDS (2nd trimester) 3.29 1.55 – 7.01 0.004
Prenatal EPDS (3rd trimester) 4.26 2.05 – 8.85 0.000
Postpartum Social Support 0.87 0.78 - 0.97 0.015
Prenatal Selenium supplement intake (per 10 mcg) 0.76 0.74 - 0.78 0.019

Leung et al.

Leung et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2013 13:2   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-13-2

Open Data