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Table 2 Bivariate comparisons for continuous variables (N = 1062)

From: Depressed mood in pregnancy: Prevalence and correlates in two Cape Town peri-urban settlements

  EPDS 0-13 EPDS 14-30  
  N = 652 (61%) N = 410 (39%) Wilcoxan
  Mean SD Mean SD Z approx
Age 26.6 5.6 26 5.3 -1.48
Education 10.5 1.8 10.1 1.9 -3.51**
Services 2.0 1.1 1.9 1.2 -1.06
Partner Support 4.1 1.7 3.3 1.9 -6.44**
Mother Support 3.9 2.2 3.4 2.3 -3.40**
Father Support 1.6 1.9 1.3 1.8 -2.75**
Previous Children 0.99 1.0 0.99 1.1 -0.20
Weeks pregnant 25.8 8.0 26.0 8.4 0.78
  1. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01