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Table 4 Adjusted IRRs (95% CI) of each outcome for each group of mental health condition

From: Parental mental health conditions and use of healthcare services in children the first year of life– a register-based, nationwide study

Adjusted IRRs (95% CI) of GP contacts daytime for each combination of maternal and paternal mental health condition
   Mother   
Mental health condition No mental health condition Minor Moderate-severe
Father No mental health condition Reference 1.17 (1.17–1.18) 1.18 (1.17–1.19)
Minor 1.06 (1.05–1.07) 1.22 (1.21–1.24) 1.25 (1.23–1.27)
Moderate-severe 1.05 (1.04–1.06) 1.17 (1.15–1.19) 1.18 (1.16–1.20)
Adjusted IRRs (95% CI) of out-of-hour contacts for each combination of maternal and paternal mental health condition N = 764,012 (84%)
   Mother   
Mental health condition No mental health condition Minor Moderate-severe
Father No mental health condition Reference 1.26 (1.25–1.28) 1.39 (1.37–1.41)
Minor 1.15 (1.14–1.17) 1.37 (1.34–1.41) 1.49 (1.45–1.54)
Moderate-severe 1.20 (1.18–1.22) 1.36 (1.31–1.41) 1.44 (1.40–1.49)
Adjusted IRRs (95% CI) of ER contacts for each combination of maternal and paternal mental health condition N = 810,478 (84%)
   Mother   
Mental health condition No mental health condition Minor Moderate-severe
Father No mental health condition Reference 1.14 (1.11–1.18) 1.36 (1.31–1.41)
Minor 1.14 (1.10–1.19) 1.25 (1.17–1.34) 1.39 (1.27–1.52)
Moderate-severe 1.31 (1.25–1.38) 1.27 (1.15–1.41) 1.35 (1.24–1.47)
Adjusted IRRs (95% CI) of inpatient contacts for each combination of maternal and paternal mental health condition N = 810,478 (84%)
   Mother   
Mental health condition No mental health condition Minor Moderate-severe
Father No mental health condition Reference 1.25 (1.24–1.27) 1.39 (1.36–1.41)
Minor 1.11 (1.08–1.13) 1.33 (1.29–1.37) 1.48 (1.43–1.54)
Moderate-severe 1.12 (1.10–1.15) 1.26 (1.21–1.32) 1.41 (1.36–1.47)
Adjusted IRRs (95% CI) of outpatient contact for each combination of maternal and paternal mental health condition N = 810,478 (84%)
   Mother   
Mental health condition No mental health condition Minor Moderate-severe
Father No mental health condition Reference 1.22 (1.19–1.25) 1.29 (1.25–1.33)
Minor 1.07 (1.04–1.11) 1.27 (1.20–1.35) 1.59 (1.47–1.72)
Moderate-severe 1.12 (1.07–1.17) 1.21 (1.10–1.32) 1.47 (1.36–1.59)
  1. Adjusted for calendar year, sex, parental age, parental education, family income, family type and parity
  2. Complete case analysis based on 84% of the study population
  3. IRR Incidence rate ratio
  4. CI Confidence interval