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Table 3 Comparison of physical quality of life between women with and without severe maternal morbidity at 1-month and 6-month postpartum using RM ANOVA

From: Immediate and long-term relationship between severe maternal morbidity and health-related quality of life: a prospective double cohort comparison study

Groups number Desc Meana (SDb)   EMMc (95 % CId)   F state P valueg
1-month 6-month Diff. 1-month 6-month Diff. (df f)  
SMM 145 43.3 (5.30) 54.9 (3.55) 11.6 43.2 (42.15, 44.21) 55.0 (54.49, 55.59) 11.8 0.388 (1, 325) 0.534
Non-SMM 187 43.7 (6.79) 55.3 (2.86) 11.6 43.8 (42.94, 44.73) 55.2 (54.71, 55.66) 11.4
  1. Abbreviation: SMM severe maternal morbidity
  2. a Descriptive mean
  3. bStandard deviation
  4. cEstimated marginal mean
  5. dConfidence interval
  6. eF statistic
  7. fDegree of freedom
  8. gGroup-time interaction of repeated measure analysis of variance (Model assumptions met). Adjusted for age, parity, duration of hospital stay, period of gestation and mental health