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Table 1 Demographic Characteristics of Participants

From: Demographic, psychosocial and clinical factors associated with postpartum depression in Kenyan women

Variable Postpartum depression
Yes (n = 32) No (n = 139)
Age in years; median (IQR) 25.5 (22.8, 28.0) 25.0 (22.5, 29.0)
Marital status; n (%)
 Never married/Separated 3 (9) 18 (13)
 Married 29 (91) 121 (87)
Highest level of education; n (%)
  ≤ Primary 10 (31) 36 (26)
 Secondary 17 (53) 62 (45)
Tertiary (college/university) 5 (16) 41 (29)
Religion; n (%)
 Catholic 8 (25) 44 (32)
 Protestant 17 (53) 78 (56)
 Other 7 (22) 17 (12)
Monthly Family Income in KES; n (%)
  ≤ 24,000 18 (56) 50 (36)
  > 24,100 14 (44) 89 (64)
Number of children¥
 0–1 10 (31) 54 (39)
 2 20 (63) 51 (37)
 3–5 2 (6) 34 (24)
  1. ¥ = p-value < 0.02; IQR interquartile range, KES Kenyan Shillings (1 USD = 100KES);
  2. number of children including newborn