Table 5

Comparison between AOB discontinuersa and AOB continuersb

Characteristic

Drop-outs

(n=123)

Continuers

(n=3208)

p-value


Maternal age

<30 years

56 (49.1)

1094 (36.5)

0.006

30+ years

58 (50.9)

1904 (63.5)

Marital status

Married/common-law

102 (83.6)

3030 (94.8)

<0.001

Other

20 (16.4)

166 (5.2)

Education

High school or less

32 (26.0)

336 (10.5)

<0.001

More than high school

91 (74.0)

2861 (89.5)

Ethnicity

Caucasian

85 (69.7)

671 (21.0)

0.014

Non-Caucasian

37 (30.3)

2525 (79.0)

Income

<$40K

29 (24.4)

266 (8.6)

<0.001

$40+K

90 (75.6)

2833 (91.4)

Gravidity

Nulligravida

43 (35.0)

1138 (35.8)

0.85

Primi/Multigravida

80 (65.0)

2041 (64.2)

Born in Canada

Yes

87 (70.7)

2508 (78.4)

0.045

No

36 (29.3)

693 (21.6)

Depression in early pregnancy

Yes

27 (22.1)

239 (7.5)

<0.001

No

95 (77.9)

2952 (92.5)

Anxiety in early pregnancy

Yes

37 (32.2)

506 (16.3)

<0.001

No

78 (67.8)

2589 (83.7)

Stress in early pregnancy

Yes

50 (41.3)

660 (20.9)

<0.001

No

71 (58.7)

2505 (79.1)

Social support in early pregnancy

Inadequate

25 (20.8)

412 (13.0)

0.013

Adequate

95 (79.2)

2762 (87.0)

Feelings about pregnancy

Happy

100 (81.3)

2783 (87.2)

0.057

Unhappy/not sure

23 (18.7)

409 (12.8)


McDonald et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2013 13(Suppl 1):S2   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-13-S1-S2

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