International Journal of Pediatrics / 2009 / Article / Tab 2

Clinical Study

Maternal Psychological Problems Associated with Neonatal Intensive Care Admission

Table 2

Demographic characteristics of the NICU and control groups.

NICU group : 88Control group : 81

Mother age (mean ± SD) years .90

Type of delivery:
NVD (n)2247 .001
Caesarean (n)6634

Multipar (n)3740.33
Primipar (n)5141

Gender of the baby:
Male (n) 4540.82
Female (n)4341

Education of mother (n):
8 years2820.30
8 years6061

Working status:
Working (n)4445.82
Housewife (n)4436

Exclusive breastfeeding (n)4368 .001
Breastfeeding and/or formula (n)4513
(First month)

Exclusive breastfeeding (n)3656 .001
Breastfeeding and/or formula (n)5225
(4th month)

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