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Table 3 Participant mental health

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

Variables Number of valid responses Sample Comparison p
EPDS * score 114    <0.001
Mean (SD)   8.9 (4.5) 5.54b; <0.001
    11.33 <0.001
n (%) >9   53 (46.5) 16.74b; <0.001
    15.44a; <0.001
n (%) >12   24 (21.1) 7.64a; 39.03 <0.001 <0.001
Mean Kessler 6 *score     
Total (mean(SD)) 115 11.6 (3.5)   
n (%) at risk of mental disorder (>18)   4 (3.5) 3.71 0.5
Current feelings of depression or anxietyn (%) 116 28 (24.1   
Previously feelings of depression or anxiety n (%) 116 32 (27.6)   
  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].