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Table 5 Comparison of non-completion of follow-up and postpartum interviews by African American participants by risk characteristics

From: Recruitment and retention of low-income minority women in a behavioral intervention to reduce smoking, depression, and intimate partner violence during pregnancy

Risk characteristics at baseline interview Number eligible & completed baseline Not completed a follow-up interview prior to delivery* Not completed the final postpartum interview
   N %** N %**
Active smoking:      
   Yes 198 43 21.7 46 23.2
   No 846 151 17.8 167 19.7
Environmental tobacco smoking (ETSE):      
   Yes 742 147 19.8 153 20.6
   No 283 44 15.6 57 20.1
Depression:      
   Yes 463 94 20.3 96 20.7
   No 581 100 17.2 117 20.1
Intimate partner violence (IPV):      
   Yes 336 68 20.2 62 18.5
   No 708 126 17.8 151 21.3
Risk groups:      
   Smoking (active & ETSE) only 325 59 18.2 66 20.3
   Depression only 63 12 19.0 16 25.4
   Intimate partner violence only 28 2 7.1 3 8.0
   Smoking & depression 193 38 19.7 46 23.8
   Smoking & intimate partner violence 101 22 21.8 25 24.8
   Depression & partner violence 37 8 21.6 5 13.5
   All risks 170 36 21.2 29 17.1
Any of the 4 risks:      
   Yes 907 175 19.3 190 20.9
   No 137 19 13.9 23 16.8
Number of risks:      
   0 137 19 13.9 23 16.8
   1 360 61 16.9 76 21.1
   2 298 60 20.1 68 22.8
   3 213 45 21.1 39 18.3
   4 36 9 25.0 7 19.9
Number of risks (exc. ETSE):      
   0 388 63 16.2 75 19.3
   1 358 67 18.7 82 22.9
   2 255 54 21.2 46 18.0
   3 43 10 23.3 10 23.3
Alcohol use during pregnancy:      
   Yes 223 37 16.6 43 19.3
   No 820 157 19.1 170 20.7
Drug use during pregnancy:      
   Yes 181 42 23.2 33 18.2
   No 863 152 17.6 180 20.9
Care group:      
   Intervention 521 98 18.8 114 21.9
   Usual Care 523 96 18.4 99 18.9
Total 1044 194 18.6 213 20.4
  1. * Completed the second follow-up interview prior to delivery or the first follow-up interview and delivered prior to the time to administer the second follow-up interview.
  2. ** Percentages are calculated of the total number of eligible women who completed the baseline interview (second column).