Table 1

Baseline comparability of the randomised groups
BASELINE VALUES Intervention Usual care
n n
Age: mean (SD, range) 18 28.2 yrs (5.0: r= 20–36) 18 30.1 yrs (6.2: r= 21–41)
No. of weeks pregnant at assessment: mean (SD, range) 13 .1 wks (3.2: r= 9–18) 12.7 wks (2.2: r= 10–17)
Ethnicity White 13 72.2% 17 94.4%
No Religion 11 61.1% 12 66.7%
Living with Partner 12 66.7% 10 55.6%
Married/ living as married 13 72.2% 10 55.6%
Socio-economic indicators
Housing tenure (owner) 2 11.1% 8 44.4%
Working (full or part time) 12 66.7% 9 50.0%
Educational Qualification (‘ O’ level or equivalent and above) 15 83.3% 16 88.9%
Financial situation: Just getting by/ difficult 12 66.7% 14 77.8%
Car ownership (none) 10 55.5% 12 66.7%
No. of life event in past 6 months: median [IQR) 18 1.5 [0, 3] 17 1 [0, 4]
Depression History
Reported depression in the past 15 83.3% 16 88.9%
Current duration of depression (more than 3 months) 13 72.2% 13 72.2%
Ever used antidepressants before 10 55.6% 15 83.3%
Currently on antidepressants 2 20.0% 5 33.3%
Clinical variables
ICD-10 Diagnosis - Mild 3 16.7% 3 16.7%
Moderate 10 55.5% 10 55.5%
Severe 5 27.8% 5 27.8%
CIS-R Score: median (SD) 18 26.5 (7.9) 18 30.5 (7.5)
EPDS: median (SD) 18 16.5 (4.3) 18 20 (5.1)
PHQ-9: median (SD) 18 16.0 (4.6) 18 16.0 (5.0)
SF-12 Physical component: mean (SD) 18 43.7 (6.6) 17 45.3 (6.8)
SF-12 Mental component: mean (SD) 18 39.9 (7.6) 17 37.5 (8.2)
EQ-5D: mean (SD) 18 0.6 (0.3) 18 0.6 (0.2)
Metacognitive Awareness Questionnaire: mean (SD) 17 33.3 (7.1) 18 36.2 (6.6)

Burns et al.

Burns et al. BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:33   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-13-33

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