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Table 5 Predictors of antenatal depressive symptoms by adjusted logistic regression

From: Prevalence and predictors of antenatal depressive symptoms among Chinese women in their third trimester: a cross-sectional survey

Variables B SE OR 95% CI p
Demographic and clinical factors      
  Age -.157 .056 0.85 0.76-0.95 .005
  Week of pregnancy -.017 .055 0.98 0.88-1.09 .751
  Number of miscarriages .623 .183 1.86 1.30-2.66 .001
  Home location (urban, rural) -.290 .334 0.74 0.38-1.44 .385
  Education levels (primary school, ≥high school) -.061 .059 0.94 0.83-1.05 .304
  Monthly income (<3000, ≥3000) -.315 .160 0.73 0.53-0.99 .049
  Medical expenses (insurance, self-payment) .255 .190 1.29 0.88-1.87 .180
  Partner relationship (general, good) -.916 .435 0.40 0.17-0.93 .035
  Maternal health status (good, general) -.568 .403 0.56 0.25-1.24 .158
  Menstruation history (regular, irregular) 1.093 .303 2.98 1.64-5.40 <.001
  Antenatal health check (regular, irregular) .530 .787 1.69 0.36-7.93 .501
  Fetus health worries (yes, no) 1.007 .551 2.73 0.93-8.05 .067
  Desired fetus sex worries (yes, no) -.046 .431 0.95 0.41-2.22 .915
  Preparedness of delivery (no, yes) −1.021 .292 0.36 0.20-0.63 <.001
  Financial worries (no, yes) .849 .311 2.33 1.27-4.30 .006
Psychosocial factors      
  EPQ-Psychoticism .065 .019 1.06 1.02-1.10 .001
  EPQ-Extraversion -.003 .016 0.99 0.96-1.02 .832
  EPQ-Neuroticism .073 .015 1.07 1.04-1.10 <.001
  PPS total score .047 .013 1.04 1.02-1.07 <.001
  SCSQ-Active coping -.076 .020 0.92 0.89-0.96 <.001
  SCSQ-Passive coping -.009 .035 0.99 0.92-1.06 .806
  SSRS total score -.075 .022 0.92 0.88-0.97 .001
  1. Abbreviations: EPQ, eysenck personality questionnaire, PPS pregnancy pressure scale, SCSQ simplified coping style questionnaire, SSRS social support rating scale.
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