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Table 2 Variables of interest

From: The perinatal bereavement project: development and evaluation of supportive guidelines for families experiencing stillbirth and neonatal death in Southeast Brazil—a quasi-experimental before-and-after study

  Variables of interest Data source Statistical methods
Sociodemographic
data:
Age;
Marital Status;
Schooling;
Socioeconomic status;
Skin color;
Job;
Religion
Questionnaire Descriptive analysis
Frequency analysis
Characteristics/
Personal
and behavioral information
Recreational activities (sports and artistic activities);
Practices sports;
Uses drugs (alcohol, cigarettes and/or illegal drugs;
Is under medication and/or psychiatric treatment;
Participates in religious groups;
Undergoes psychotherapy;
Participates in bereavement support groups
Questionnaire Descriptive analysis
Frequency analysis
Health history Gestational age;
Miscarriage, abortion, stillbirth or neonatal previous deaths;
Illnesses before gestation;
Illnesses in the present gestation;
Fetal malformation;
Childbirth complications
Questionnaire Descriptive analysis
Frequency analysis
Intervention assessment data Satisfaction with the assistance given Questionnaire Descriptive analysis
Frequency analysis
  Perception level regarding anxiety, stress, depression and port-partum depression Edinburgh Postpartum Depression Scale
Depression Anxiety Stress Scale-21
Descriptive analysis
Frequency analysis
  Perception level regarding signals (symptoms and feelings) of bereavement Perinatal Grief Scale Descriptive analysis
Frequency analysis
  Difficulties with life routine resumption Perinatal Grief Scale Descriptive analysis
Frequency analysis