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Table 1 Characteristics of Sample

From: The Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale: translation and validation for a Greek sample

   According to BDI-II
  All Women
No (%)
Not Depressed
No (%)
Depressed
No (%)
Age    
<24 24 (20) 12 (20) 12 (20)
25-29 31 (25.8) 14 (23.3) 17 (28.3)
30-34 46 (38.3) 20 (33.3) 26 (43.3)
>35 19 (15.8) 14 (23.3) 5 (8.3)
Education    
Elementary & junior high 23 (19.2) 11 (18.3) 12 (20)
High School 56 (46.7) 27 (45) 29 (29)
University 33 (27.5) 16 (26.7) 17 (28.3)
Postgraduate Studies 7 (5.8) 5 (8.3) 2 (3.3)
Work Status    
Housewife 35 (29.2) 16 (26.7) 19 (31.7)
Unemployed 10 (8.3) 3 (5) 7 (11.7)
Student 2 (1.7) 1 (1.7) 1 (1.7)
Private Sector 29 (24.2) 16 (26.7) 13 (21.7)
Independent 13 (10.8) 6 (10) 7 (11.7)
Public Sector 21(17.5) 12 (20) 9 (15)
Other 8 (6.7) 5 (8.3) 3 (5)
Family income per month    
500-1000 Euros 34 (29) 15 (25) 19 (31.7)
1000 -2000 Euros 29 (24.2) 12 (20) 17 (28.3)
2000-3000 Euros 22 (18.3) 12 (20) 10 (16.7)
>3000 26 (21.7) 15 (25) 11 (18.3)
Type of Delivery    
Vaginal 60 (50) 29 (48.3) 31 (51.7)
Caesarean Section 60 (50) 31 (51.7) 29 (48.3)
Gestational age of newborn    
Preterm 10 (8.3) 6 (10) 4 (6.7)
Term 101 (84.2) 52 (86.7) 49 (81.7)
Post term 8 (6.7) 2 (3.3) 6 (10)
Prenatal Complications    
No 92 (76.7) 45 (75) 47 (78.3)
Yes 27 (22.5) 14 (23.3) 13 (21.7)
Postnatal Complications for Neonatal    
No 108 (90) 51 (85) 57 (95)
Yes 12 (10) 9 (15) 3 (5)
Use of Drugs During Delivery    
No 54 (45) 24 (40) 30 (50)
Yes 65 (54) 36 (60) 29 (48.3)
Hospital/Clinic    
Public Hospital 60 (50) 30 (50) 30 (50)
Private Clinic 60 (50) 30 (50) 30 (50)