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Table 5 Comparison of chilla characteristics by baseline clinical depression, Bachpan cohort, Pakistan

From: Maternal depression in rural Pakistan: the protective associations with cultural postpartum practices

  Non-Depressed Baseline Depressed Baseline Test of Difference
N/Mean %/SD N/Mean %/SD T-Test Chi-Squared
N = 418 N = 405   
Chilla
 Yes 379 90.67 350 86.42   3.67
  N = 379 N = 350   
Duration      3.79***  
 1–7 28 7.39 43 12.29   
 8–14 37 9.76 41 11.71   
 15–20 52 13.72 68 19.43   
 21–25 20 5.28 18 5.14   
 26–30 27 7.12 26 7.43   
 31–35 14 3.69 16 4.57   
 36–40 201 53.03 138 39.43   
Chores       0.02
 Yes 323 85.22 297 84.86   
Female Support       3.09
 Yes 358 94.46 328 93.71   
Diet       0.18
 Yes 359 94.72 320 91.43   
Satisfaction       16.89***
 Yes 334 88.13 268 76.57   
  1. *p < .05, ** < .01, ***p < .001