Journal of Pregnancy / 2018 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

The Relationship between Gestational Weight Gain and Postpartum Depression in Normal and Overweight Pregnant Women

Table 1

Characteristics of participants in depressed and nondepressed groups.

VariableTotal
n (%)
Non- depressed (n%)Depressed (n%)P- value

Education<651 (29.3)39 (22.41)12 (6.89)0.098
(year)6-933 (19)17 (9.77)16 (9.19)
9-1263 (36.2)42 (24.1)21 (12.06)
university27 (15.5)20 (11.49)7 (4.02)

Type of deliveryNVD119 (68.4)79 (45.4)40 (22.98)0.553
C/S55 (31.6)39 (22.41)16 (9.19)

Sex of neonateFemale90 (51.7)58 (33.33)32 (18.39)0.324
Male84 (48.3)60 (33.48)24 (13.79)

Gravid173 (42)48 (27.58)25 (4.36)0.956
259 (33.9)40 (22.98)19 (10.91)
329 (16.7)20 (11.49)9 (5.17)
49 (5.2)7 (4.02)2 (1.14)
54 (2.3)3 (1.72)1 (.57)

Employment statusHouse wife158 (90.8)110 (63.21)48 (27.58)0.158
Employed16 (9.2)8 (4.59)8 (4.59)

Education of spouse<627 (15.5)19 (10.91)8 (4.59)0.170
(year)6-948 (27.6)30 (17.24)18 (10.34)
9-1268 (39.1)43 (24.71)25 (14.36)
University31 (17.8)26 (14.94)5 (2.87)

Employment of spouseUnemployed16 (9.2)11 (6.32)5 (2.87)0.84
Worker39 (22.4)27 (15.51)12 (6.89)
Employee17 (9.8)13 (7.47)4 (2.29)
Free job102 (58.6)67 (38.55)35 (20.11)

Age (mean)
(18-35 yr)
-25.7 ± 3.125.2 ± 2.126.6 ± 2.70.57

Family income (tuman1)
(mean)
-1320000 ± 970001640000 ± 1120001014000 ± 830000.046

Note. Values are expressed as means and standard deviations or number and percentage.
1 At the time of data collection, US$1 = 3,400 Tuman.

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