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Table 2 Relationship of maternal socio-demographic factors, dietary intake & neonatal outcomes with EPDS score

From: Effect of antenatal depression on maternal dietary intake and neonatal outcome: a prospective cohort

Variables of mother Depressed antenatal women n = 35 Non-depressed antenatal women n = 47 EPDS score n = 82
  Mean (S.D) Mean (S.D) r (p-value)
Age (years) 26.8 (4.3) 26.8 (4.4) −0.025 (0.824)
Weight (kg) 70.6 (14.1) 70.1 (10.5) −0.107 (0.339)
BMI 26.6 (4.7) 26.6 (3.6) −0.124 (0.267)
Household income ($) 350.57 (130.2) 388.08 (129.3) −0.069 (0.536)
Education (years) 12.06 (3.8) 12.6 (2.5) −0.032 (0.774)
Parity 2.2 (1.4) 2.4 (1.3) −0.096 (0.390)
Baseline maternal dietary intake
HEI 1 24.3 (6.6) 25.3 (6.6) −0.103 (0.359)
Caloric intake 1 1344 (324) 1495 (322) −0.290 (0.008)
Carbohydrate (gm) 173.9 (46.0) 167.8 (52.2) −0.061 (0.585)
Protein (gm) 62.5 (22.2) 57.6 (18.0) −0.121 (0.277)
Fat (gm) 54.1 (22.7) 69.4 (24.7) 0.306 (0.005)
End of cohort maternal dietary intake
HEI 2 21.2 (5.3) 26.2 (5.0) −0.406 (0.000)
Caloric intake 2 1219 (267) 1540 (280) −0.524 (0.000)
Carbohydrate (gm) 161.5 (53.7) 166.5 (48.1) 0.049 (0.660)
Protein (gm) 57.0 (23.3) 60.0 (15.3) 0.078 (0.486)
Fat (gm) 50.4 (20.9) 72.6 (21.6) 0.462 (0.000)
Variables of neonate (end of cohort)
Gestational age 38.1 (1.6) 38.3 (1.3) 0.065 (0.563)
Weight of neonate 2.7 (0.8) 2.9 (0.63) 0.084 (0.452)
Apgar score 0 min 7.1 (1.9) 7.4 (0.9) 0.120 (0.282)
Apgar score 5 min 8.3 (2.1) 8.8 (0.62) 0.182 (0.103)