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Table 5 Comparison of mental 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 (df f) P valueg
1-month 6-month Diff. 1-month 6-month Diff.
SMM 145 56.1 (5.43) 57.8 (2.13) 1.7 56.2(55.20, 57.29) 57.9 (57.43, 58.29) 1.7 0.177 (1, 325) 0.674
Non-SMM 187 56.8 (6.39) 58.1 (2.67) 1.3 56.8 (55.85, 57.66) 58.0 (57.67, 58.42) 1.2
  1. Abbreviation: SMM severe maternal morbidity
  2. aDescriptive mean
  3. bStandard deviation
  4. cEstimated marginal mean
  5. dConfidence interval
  6. e F 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 social support