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Table 4 Mental health 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 (%)  
HADS status
  < 11 25 (75.8) 44 (89.8) 2.913 (.088)
  ≥ 11 8 (24.2) 5 (10.2)  
EPDS status
  < 13 26 (78.8) 47 (95.9) 5.922 (.015)
  ≥ 13 7 (21.2) 2 (4.1)  
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD) t (sig)
HADS (total) 8.91 (2.95) 7.61 (1.78) −2.483 (.015)
EPDS (total) 6.85 (6.28) 3.84 (3.94) −2.672 (.009)
Confidence as a person 7.48 (1.33) 7.52 (1.68) 101 (.920)
General help seeking behaviour 42.45 (9.16) 44.88 (8.49) 1.234 (.221)