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Table 2 Descriptive parameters of the German Cambridge Worry Scale

From: A survey on worries of pregnant women - testing the German version of the Cambridge Worry Scale

  n 0
Not a worry
1 2 3 4 5
Major worry
Mean value
[95% CI]
Item   % % % % % %  
Your housing 344 67.7 11.6 6.7 8.4 4.1 1.5 0.74 [0.60; 0.87]
Money problems 344 48.0 17.7 15.4 11.3 4.1 3.5 1.16 [1.01;1.31]
Problems with the law 344 93.3 2.9 0.9 1.7 0.9 0.3 0.15 [0.08; 0.22]
Your relationship with your husband/partner 342 77.8 11.7 3.5 3.5 2.0 1.5 0.45 [0.34;0.56]
Your relationship with your family and friends 342 76.9 11.7 6.1 3.8 0.3 1.2 0.42 [0.32; 0.52]
Your own health 343 60.6 21.0 12.2 3.5 2.0 0.6 0.67 [0.56; 0.78]
The health of someone close to you 342 66.1 7.3 11.1 8.8 3.2 3.5 0.86 [0.71; 1.01]
Employment problems 339 73.7 9.7 6.2 4.7 3.2 2.4 0.61 [0.48; 0.74]
The possibility of something being wrong with the baby 342 16.7 25.1 21.6 21.1 10.2 5.3 1.99 [1.84; 2.14]
Going to hospital 342 43.3 17.8 19.3 9.9 5.6 4.1 1.29 [1.14; 1.44]
Internal examinations 343 72.9 15.7 7.0 3.2 0.6 0.6 0.45 [0.35; 0.54]
Giving birth 342 14.3 17.3 26.6 21.1 11.4 9.4 2.26 [2.10; 2.42]
Coping with the new baby 343 27.4 23.0 25.9 14.9 6.4 2.3 1.57 [1.43; 1;71]
Giving up work 277 51.3 18.4 12.6 10.1 4.7 2.9 1.07 [0.91; 1.24]
Whether your partner will be with you for the birth 337 75.7 9.2 4.7 5.9 2.4 2.1 0.56 [0.44; 0.69]
The possibility of miscarriage 332 56.3 18.1 11.4 6.3 2.7 5.1 0.96 [0.81; 1.12]
The possibility of going into labour too early 329 42.2 20.4 19.1 9.1 3.6 5.5 1.28 [1.12; 1.44]