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Table 3 Postnatal Clinical Risk Factors for Postpartum Depression

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

Variable; n (%) Postpartum depression
Yes (n = 32) No (n = 139)
Mode of Delivery
 Vaginal 27 (84) 112 (81)
 Caesarean Section 5 (16) 27 (19)
Reported birth complications
 Present 11 (34) 22 (16)
 Absent 21 (66) 117 (84)
Low birth weight
 Yes 4 (12) 13 (9)
 No 28 (88) 126 (91)
Nursery admission
 Yes 5 (16) 12 (9)
 No 27 (84) 127 (91)
Birth outcome
 Alive 27 (84) 133 (96)
 Baby died 5 (16) 6 (4)