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Table 2 Maternal health outcomes at four to six years postpartum

From: Midwife-led debriefing after operative birth: four to six year follow-up of a randomised trial [ISRCTN24648614]

Outcome measure Debriefing Standard care Statistical test
EPDS    
* Probable depression (Score ≥13) n and % 42 15.9 45 16.7 OR = 0.94
CI: 0.58 to 1.53
* Mean score (SD) 6.33 (5.16) 6.77 (5.69) t = -0.94
CI: -1.37 to 0.49
Women's report of depression as a problem in previous four weeks n and % 31 11.7 33 12.2 OR = 0.95
CI: 0.54 to 1.65
SF-36:Mental & Physical Health    
Mental Component Score (MCS) Mean (SD) 47.0 (10.7) 45.2 (10.8) t = 0.86
CI: -1.05 to 2.69
Physical Component Score (PCS) Mean (SD) 49.4 (8.7) 49.2 (7.7) t = 0.30
CI: -1.21 to 1.64