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Table 2 Descriptive and average posterior probabilities (APP) for the trajectories (n = 3040)

From: Trajectories of maternal depressive symptoms from the antenatal period to 24-months postnatal follow-up: findings from the 2015 Pelotas birth cohort

Trajectories of depressive symptoms N (%) APP (sd) Parameters Parameter Estimates
B (se) p-value
1 “Low” depressive symptoms 1109 (36.5) 0.84 (0.14) Intercept 3.210 (0.148) < 0.001
Linear −0.085 (0.011) < 0.001
Quadratic 0.003 (0.000) < 0.001
2 ‘Moderate low” depressive symptoms 1219 (40.1) 0.78 (0.14) Intercept 5.687 (0.196) < 0.001
Linear −0.068 (0.013) < 0.001
Quadratic 0.024 (0.002) < 0.001
Cubic −0.000 (0.000) < 0.001
3 “Increasing” depressive symptoms 298 (9.8) 0.73 (0.17) Intercept 10.232 (0.375) < 0.001
Linear 0.155 (0.021) < 0.00
4 “Decreasing-persistent” depressive symptoms 294 (9.7) 0.72 (0.17) Intercept 11.248 (0.392) < 0.001
Linear −0.381 (0.052) < 0.001
Quadratic 0.040 (0.006) < 0.001
Cubic −0.001 (0.000) < 0.001
5 “High chronic” depressive symptoms 120 (3.9) 0.90 (0.15) Intercept 15.911 (0.379) < 0.001
Linear −0.033 (0.042) 0.432
Quadratic 0.040 (0.007) < 0.001
Cubic −0.001 (0.000) < 0.001