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Table 3 mean total BAI scores for MAAS attachment subscales by group.

From: The effect of stress and anxiety associated with maternal prenatal diagnosis on feto-maternal attachment

   Group Total BAI Scores
   Booking Group
(Q1) n = 200
Invasive Test
Group (Q2)
n = 14
Anomaly Scan
Group (Q3)
n = 81
Maternal total score (global attachment) Low 7.6 (6.9) 10.9 (4.8) 7.7 (7.7)
  High 9.1 (8.0) 13.9 (3.9) 8.5 (7.4)
Quality of attachment Negative 9.0 (7.7) 11.9 (4.2) 8.8 (6.8)
  Positive 5.0 (4.9) 15.0 (7.1) 6.9 (8.6)
Intensity of Preoccupation Disinterested 7.0 (6.0) 11.0 (5.2) 6.9 (6.1)
  Preoccupied 10.2 (8.8) 13.4 (3.9) 9.4 (8.3)
  1. Data are shown as mean (SD).