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Table 2 Comparison of anxiety, depression, and marital satisfaction scores between two groups by three times

From: Marital communication skills training to promote marital satisfaction and psychological health during pregnancy: a couple focused approach

 

Mean (SD)

 

Time/ Group

 

Intervention Group (n = 27)

Control Group (n = 27)

Siga

Fb

Sigb

Fc

Sigc

Anxiety

 At Intake

8.33 (4.67)

7.74 (4.18)

ns

14.21

<.001

4.94

.03

 After 1 month

4.29 (2.35)

7.22 (4.90)

.007

 After 3 month

3.25 (2.87)

6.77 (3.96)

.001

Depression

 At Intake

2.88 (2.75)

4.40 (5.37)

ns

4.88

.03

7.14

.01

 After 1 month

1.66 (1.86)

3.14 (4.07)

ns

 After 3 month

0.74 (1.16)

3.81 (4.48)

.001

Marital satisfaction

 At Intake

155.25 (21.09)

152.55 (22.27)

ns

9.30

.004

4.93

.04

 After 1 month

170.00 (15.98)

159.44 (21.80)

<.05

 After 3 month

177.18 (17.33)

160.22 (23.02)

.003

  1. Abbreviations: SD standard deviation, sig significance, ns not significant
  2. a: Results of t test
  3. b: Results of repeated measures analysis of variance (RMANOVA)
  4. c test of within subject effect
  5. b test of between subject effect