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Table 4 Pearson’s correlations of MIBQ subscale scores and EPDS, n = 751

From: Validation and factor analysis of mother-infant bonding questionnaire in pregnant and postpartum women in Japan

   T1 T2 T3 T4 EPDS EPDS EPDS EPDS
   LA AR LA AR LA AR LA AR T1 T2 T3 T4
T1 LA   0.21** 0.73** 0.20** 0.43** 0.06 0.48** 0.24** 0.14**    
  AR    0.20** 0.48** 0.07* 0.27** 0.07 0.28** 0.25**    
T2 LA     0.21** 0.46** 0.06 0.50** 0.22**   0.18**   
  AR      0.14** 0.36** 0.18** 0.43**   0.25**   
T3 LA       0.18** 0.66** 0.24**    0.17**  
  AR        0.14** 0.38**    0.25**  
T4 LA         0.26**     0.23**
  AR             0.33**
  1. MIBQ, Mother-Infant Bonding Questionnaire, EPDS Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale, T1 early pregnancy before week 25, T2 late pregnancy around week 36, T3 5 days after delivery, T4 1 month after delivery, LA lack of affection, AR Anger and Rejection
  2. *p < 0.05
  3. **p < 0.01