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Table 3 Characteristics of the study population

From: Influence of perceived stress on prenatal depression in Surinamese women enrolled in the CCREOH study

Characteristics 1st/2nd trimester Total n (%) High perceived stress score 20–40 n (%) Low perceived stress score 0–19 n (%) COR (95% CI) p-value
Perceived stress 1st/2nd trimester 1143 304 (27.2) 812 (72.8)   
Perceived stress
3rd trimester
743 181 (24.7) 553 (75.3)   
Social support 0.001
 Community engagement     
  Low 628 (54.9) 194 (31.6) 419 (68.4) 1.67 [1.27–2.19]
  High 513 (44.9) 109 (21.8) 392 (78.2) 1
  Missing 2 (0.2)    
 Individual resilience     
  Low 595 (52.1) 184 (32.1) 389 (67.9) 1.75 [1.33–2.29]
  High 548 (47.9) 113 (21.3) 417 (78.7) 1
Age (Years) 0.036
 Mean (SD) 28 (6.43)    
 16–19 144 (12.6) 50 (36.5) 87 (63.5) 1.64 [1.12–2.41]
 20–34 819 (71.7) 208 (25.9) 595 (74.1) 1
 35+ 179 (15.7) 46 (26.3) 129 (73.7) 1.02 [0.70–1.48]
 Missing 1 (0.1)    
Ethnicity 0.001
 African descent 520 (45.5) 163 (32.3) 342 (67.7) 1.93 [1.36–2.74]
 Asian descent 334 (29.2) 85 (25.8) 244 (74.2) 1.41 [0.96–2.08]
 Other 285 (24.9) 55 (19.8) 223 (80.2) 1
 Missing 4 (0.3)    
Income (SRD) 0.012
  < 3000 763 (66.8) 217 (29.1) 529 (70.9) 1.48 [1.09–2.01]
  ≥ 3000 333 (29.1) 71 (21.7) 256 (78.3) 1
 Missing 47 (4.1)    
Educational level 0.001
 None, primary, lower secondary/vocational 658 (57.6) 206 (32.2) 434 (67.8) 1.83 [1.39–2.42]
 Upper secondary/vocational or tertiary 485 (42.4) 98 (20.6) 378 (79.4) 1
 Missing 0 (0.0)    
Marital status 0.065
 Married/cohabitating 1000 (87.5) 257 (26.3) 719 (73.7) 1
 Not married/not living together 141 (12.3) 47 (33.8) 92 (66.2) 1.43 [0.98–2.09]
 Missing 2 (0.2)    
Parity 0.459
 0 (primiparity) 384 (33.6) 108 (28.8) 267 (71.2)  1
 1 312 (27.3) 76 (24.7) 232 (75.3) 0.81 [0.58–1.14]
  ≥ 2 445 (38.9) 120 (27.8) 311 (72.2) 0.95 [0.70–1.30]
 Missing 2 (0.2)    
Region 0.074
 Urban 656 (57.4) 191 (29.6) 454 (70.4) 1.47 [1.05–2.05]
 Rural 276 (24.1) 60 (22.3) 209 (77.7) 1
 Interior 211 (18.5) 53 (26.2) 149 (73.8) 1.24 [0.81–1.90]
  1. Bold indicates significance