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Table 2 Health and reproductive history

From: Admission to day stay early parenting program is associated with improvements in mental health and infant behaviour: A prospective cohort study

n (%) Number of valid responses Sample Comparison p
Maternal Health     
General health question n(%) 116   47.03 0.13
 Excellent/Very good   61 (52.6)   
 Good   50 (43.1)   
 Fair/ Poor   5 (4.3)   
How would you describe your sleep pattern? n(%) 116    
 Unsure   6 (5.2)   
 Good   2 (1.7)   
 Average   21 (18.1)   
 Poor   59 (50.9)   
 Very poor   15 (12.9)   
 Extremely poor   13 (11.2)   
Experienced distressing life events in the last 12 months 113 64 (56.6) 46.03 0.02
n (%)     
Reproductive history     
Number of pregnancies n(%) 113    
 One   66 (58.4) 33.42 <0.001
 Two   30 (26.5) 29.72  
 Three or more   17 (15.2)) 36.92  
Total children n(%) 114    
 One   82 (71.9)   
 Two   27 (23.7)   
 Three or more   5 (4.4)   
Adverse pregnancy events n(%) 114 24 (21.1)   
Mode of birth n(%) 115    0.04
 Normal   73 (63.5) 55.42  
 Caesarean   35 (30.4) 30.62  
 Assisted   7 (6.1) 14.02  
Continuing concerns n(%) 112 16 (14.3)   
Postnatal complications n(%) 111 34 (29.3)   
Breastfeeding n(%) 113    
 Fully   27 (23.9)   
 Partly   46 (40.7) 613*  
  1. 1 2009 Victorian Child Health and Wellbeing Survey.
  2. 2 Births in Victoria 2007 and 2008 [22].
  3. 3 Tweddle Residential Service 2004 [4, 23].
  4. 4a Community Sample: Buist 2008 [24].
  5. 4b Community Sample: McCallum 2011 [20].
  6. * “At least some breastfeeding”.