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Table 1 Sample descriptives of women screened positive on EPDS and meeting criteria for major depressive episode

From: Perceptions of postnatal depression and health care needs in a South African sample: the “mental” in maternal health care

Demographic N Percentage
Age   
Below 21 0 0
21 -30 10 50
31-40 9 45
41-59 1 5
Level of education   
No formal schooling 0 0
Primary 15 75
Secondary 2 10
Tertiary 3 15
Marital status   
Married 5 25
Cohabiting 10 50
Single 5 25
Employment status   
Employed 4 20
Unemployed 16 80
Sources of income   
Salary only 8 40
Salaries and social grants 5 25
Pension and other social grants 2 10
Social Grants only 2 10
Social grants and other sources such as families 1 5
No minimum income (rely on families and other sources) 2 10