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Table 7 Association between SF-12-MCS and potential determinants in mothers: Results of multivariable linear regression analysis

From: Determinants of maternal health four weeks after delivery: cross-sectional findings from the KUNO-kids health study

Mothers (n = 1031)
  MCS-12#
 Independent variables B (CI95%) SE(B) β p
Constant 43.63 5.13   < 0.01
(33.56;53.70)    
Age (years) 0.12 0.07 0.05 0.09
(− 0.02;0.26)    
Health insurance 0.14 0.79 0.01 0.86
(−1.40;1.68)    
Education less than 10 years 0.01 1.21 0.00 1.00
(−2.36;2.37)    
Education 10 years ref ref ref  
Education more than 10 years 2.27 0.66 0.10 < 0.01
(0.98;3.56)    
Employment before maternity leave −0.27 0.98 −0.01 0.78
(−2.20;1.66)    
Migration background −1.13 1.06 −0.03 0.28
(−3.20;0.94)    
Subjective position within society (Mac-Arthur scale) 0.10 0.25 0.01 0.70
(−0.39;0.59)    
F-sozu-Score 1.20 0.58 0.06 0.04
(0.06;2.34)    
Drinking alcohol during pregnancy −2.13 2.31 −0.02 0.36
(−6.68;2.41)    
Smoker lifetime (> 100 cigarettes) −0.36 0.57 −0.02 0.53
  (−1.47;0.75)    
Social and emotional strains −4.16 0.67 −0.17 < 0.01
(−5.48;-2.84)    
PSI-personal limitation −0.68 0.10 −0.25 < 0.01
(−0.87;-0.49)    
PSI-parental competence −0.70 0.11 −0.23 < 0.01
(−0.92;-0.47)    
PSI-parent-child bond −0.17 0.11 −0.05 0.13
(−0.38;0.05)    
Healthy diet 0.49 0.56 0.02 0.39
(−0.62;1.59)    
Regular physical activity 0.03 0.58 0.00 0.95
(−1.10;1.17)    
History of psychiatric diseases −1.19 0.89 −0.04 0.18
(−2.95;0.56)    
History of somatic diseases 0.35 0.57 0.02 0.54
(−0.77;1.47)    
First Child 0.64 0.63 0.03 0.31
(−0.59;1.88)    
VAS child 0.07 0.03 0.06 0.03
(0.01;0.13)    
  1. R2 = 0.32
  2. F = 25.74
  3. #mental component score of the short form 12 questionnaire