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Table 3 Mental health and Social Consequences among study women in Matlab, Bangladesh

From: Psychological and social consequences among mothers suffering from perinatal loss: perspective from a low income country

  Perinatal death Chi-square test
  Yes (n = 122) No (n = 354)  
Psychological consequences (%) (%) (p value)
Depression at 6 weeks 52 (42.6) 61 (17.2) 32.311(0.000)
Depression at 6 months 16 (13.1) 41 (11.6) 0.202 (0.653)
Social consequences
Negative life change 32 (26.2) 34 (9.6) 20.997 (0.000)
Worse relationship with marital family 17 (13.9) 18 (5.1) 10.431(0.001)
Worse relationship with community 5 (4.1) 7 (2.0) 1.661 (0.197)
Worse relationship with husband 12 (9.8) 16 (4.5) 4.632 (0.031)
Not valued in marital family 79 (64.8) 188 (53.1) 4.997 (0.025)
Felt guilty as a result of last pregnancy 39 (32.0) 34 (9.6) 33.24 (0.000)