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Table 4 Postpartum psychosocial health

From: Mental health outcomes of mothers who conceived using fertility treatment

Variable Fertility treatment group N = 76 n (%) Spontaneous conception group N = 152 n (%) p-value
Parenting morale    
Parenting morale score    0.033*
 Low (<37) 15 (19.7) 50 (33.3)
 High (≥37) 61 (80.3) 100 (66.7)
Depression    
Depression – categorized by 13 cut-off    0.502
 <13 74 (97.4) 144 (94.7)
 ≥13 2 (2.6) 8 (5.3)
Anxiety    
Anxiety at time 3 – categorized    0.075
 No 68 (91.9) 123 (83.1)
 Yes 6 (8.1) 25 (16.9)
Stress    
Perceived stress score    0.226
 Low 70 (92.1) 130 (86.7)
 High 6 (7.9) 20 (13.3)
  1. *Statistically significant.