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Table 1 Mean values (SD) of predictors for the whole sample and the four trajectory groups

From: Trajectories of maternal symptoms of depression and anxiety over 13 years: the influence of stress, social support, and maternal temperament

T1 Sample Total Low Low-rising Moderate High
n Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Maternal age 913 30.00 (4.72) 30.40 (4.77) 29.80 (4.38) 30.80 (5.16) 28.60 (5.04)
Stressors            
Child related 900 1.31 (0.42) 1.20 (0.31) 1.26 (0.32) 1.42 (0.47) 1.58 (0.59)
Living condition 902 1.45 (0.58) 1.29 (0.43) 1.3 (0.37) 1.59 (0.64) 1.91 (0.75)
Support            
Partner 805 4.43 (0.73) 4.59 (0.60) 4.68 (0.50) 4.29 (0.76) 3.83 (0.96)
Family/friends 874 4.19 (0.67) 4.35 (0.62) 4.10 (0.68) 4.07 (0.62) 3.72 (0.79)
Temperament            
Fearfulness 904 2.24 (0.64) 2.04 (0.53) 2.28 (0.51) 2.45 (0.64) 2.70 (0.77)
Distress 903 2.36 (0.74) 2.04 (0.61) 2.52 (0.74) 2.63 (0.64) 3.14 (0.69)
Anger 903 2.98 (0.70) 2.89 (0.66) 2.85 (0.72) 3.05 (0.72) 3.29 (0.75)
Years of education 909 12.70 (2.26) 13.00 (2.23) 12.50 (2.18) 13.30 (2.34) 11.70 (2.31)
Work participation (%) 908 63 67 62 65 43