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Table 3 Characteristics of women at high compared to those at low risk (ANRQ)

From: Antenatal psychosocial risk status and Australian women’s use of primary care and specialist mental health services in the year after birth: a prospective study

Characteristics ANRQ risk status
Moderate/high risk Low risk χ2 (sig)
N (%) N (%)
Country of birth
 Australia 14 (43.8) 21 (42.9) .006 (.937)
 Other 18 (56.3) 28 (57.1)
Language spoken at home
 English 24 (75.0) 37 (77.1) .046 (.830)
 Other 8 (25.0) 11 (22.9)
Education level
 Completed Year 10 or equivalent 2 (6.3) 0 (0.0) 9.074 (.059)
 Completed Year 12 or equivalent 5 (15.6) 6 (12.2)
 Trade apprenticeship/TAFE qualification 5 (15.6) 13 (26.5)
 University degree 17 (53.1) 30 (61.2)
 Other 3 (9.4) 0 (0.0)
Marital status
 Partnered 30 (93.8) 49 (100) 3.140 (.076)
 Unpartnered 2 (6.3) 0 (0.0)
Employment status
 Employed (full time or part time) 17 (53.1) 31 (64.6) 4.988 (.289)
 Full time mother/home duties 4 (12.5) 10 (20.8)
 Student (either employed or unemployed) 3 (9.4) 1 (2.1)
 Unemployed 7 (21.9) 5 (10.4)
 Other 1 (3.1) 1 (2.1)
Pregnancy planning
 Planned to get pregnant around about now 15 (45.5) 27 (54.0) 3.209 (.360)
 Planned to get pregnant but not so soon 9 (27.3) 17 (34.0)
 Unintended 7 (21.2) 5 (10.0)
 Other 2 (6.1) 1 (2.0)
Parity
 Primip 15 (50.0) 21 (44.7) .208 (.648)
 Multip 15 (50.0) 26 (55.3)
Delivery type
 Normal vaginal delivery 15 (71.4) 24 (63.2) 3.030 (.220)
 Caesarean section 3 (14.3) 12 (31.6)
 Vacuum extraction 3 (14.3) 2 (5.3)
Problems with delivery
 0 to 2 11 (47.8) 16 (39.0) .468 (.494)
 3 or more 12 (52.2) 25 (61.0)