Table 3

Mean (SD) Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) scores at 32–40 weeks gestation and 8 months postnatal among controls and cases
Time EPDS score recorded Control (n = 106) Case (n = 53) p-valuea
32-40 weeks gestationb 5.9 (4.0) 8.7 (6.1) 0.004
8 months postnatal 5.0 (4.6) 6.9 (5.7) 0.038
Mean of 32–40 weeks gestation and 8 months postnatal 5.4 (3.7) 7.8 (5.3) 0.005

ap-values calculated using t-tests.

bEPDS scores at 32–40 weeks gestation were missing for 6 controls and 2 cases.

Allely et al.

Allely et al. BMC Pediatrics 2013 13:147   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-13-147

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