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Table 3 Risk estimate and chi square analysis of maternal dietary intake, neonatal outcomes with antenatal depression

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

  Depression Depression R.Ra A.Rb % 95 % C. I p-valuec
Yes (%) n = 35 No (%) n = 47
Maternal Dietary intake       
Baseline Healthy Eating Index Poor 51 45 1.151 12 0.707–1.928 0.351
  Moderate 49 55
Carbohydrate <175 gm 57 53 1.074 7 0.720–1.591 0.823
≥175 gm 43 47
Protein <71 gm 71 70 1.017 1 0.769–1.346 1.000
≥71 gm 29 30
Fat <55 gm 51 30 1.727 43 1.002–2.976 0.067
≥55 gm 49 70
End of cohort Healthy Eating Index Poor 71 28 2.582 62 1.603–5.228 0.000
  Moderate 29 72
Carbohydrate <175 gm 66 55 1.188 15 0.836–1.688 0.236
≥175 gm 34 45
Protein <71 gm 89 66 1.343 26 1.059–1.703 0.021
≥71 gm 11 34
Fat <55 gm 63 21 2.954 67 1.612–5.416 0.000
≥55 gm 37 79
Neonatal outcomes       
Fetal Growth Retardation Yes 6 2 2.686 60 0.688–3.702 0.390
No 94 98
Preterm birth Yes 17 11 1.611 54 0.727–2.452 0.297
No 83 89
Low Birth Weight Yes 14 25 0.56 −44 0.292–1.393 0.167
No 86 75
Poor Apgar score Yes 6 2 2.686 60 0.688–3.702 0.390
No 94 98
  1. a Relative Risk
  2. b Attributable Risk
  3. c Chi square