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Table 2 Unadjusted associations between social support and depressive symptoms

From: Social support and antenatal depression in extended and nuclear family environments in Turkey: a cross-sectional survey

Nature of support Mean (SD) social support Difference (cases vs. non-cases)
  Non-cases
n = 482
Cases
n = 238
Beta coefficient (95% CI) p-value
From husband     
   Emotional 19.4 (4.6) 15.4 (6.1) -4.0 (-4.8, -3.2) < 0.001
   Practical 7.0 (2.0) 5.9 (2.4) -1.1 (-1.4, -0.7) < 0.001
   Negative aspects 6.2 (2.2) 7.8 (2.2) 1.6 (1.2, 1.9) < 0.001
From mother     
   Emotional 17.1 (5.3) 15.3 (6.0) -1.8 (-2.7, -0.9) < 0.001
   Practical 5.5 (2.8) 5.4 (3.1) -0.1 (-0.6, 0.4) 0.62
   Negative aspects 5.3 (2.1) 6.0 (2.2) 0.7 (0.3, 1.0) < 0.001
From mother in law     
   Emotional 11.3 (7.0) 6.9 (6.2) -4.4 (-5.5, -3.2) < 0.001
   Practical 4.3 (3.1) 3.0 (3.0) -1.3 (-1.8, -0.8) < 0.001
   Negative aspects 5.5 (2.4) 6.3 (2.9) 0.8 (0.3, 1.2) < 0.001