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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics and clinical information of participants (N = 150)

From: Early detection of mental illness for women suffering high-risk pregnancies: an explorative study on self-perceived burden during pregnancy and early postpartum depressive symptoms among Chinese women hospitalized with threatened preterm labour

Characteristic Number participants (N) Percentage (%)
Parity
 Unipara 62 41.3
 Multipara 88 58.7
Age (years) 30.9a 5.9b
Occupation
 Unemployed 70 46.7
 Employed 80 53.3
Education
 Senior high school or below 80 53.3
 Junior college or Bachelor degree 64 42.7
 Master or doctorate 6 4.0
Residence
 Rural area 44 29.3
 Urban 106 70.7
The history of scarred uterus
 No 102 68
 Yes 48 32
Number of termination 0c 6d
Assisted reproductive technologies
 No 132 88
 Yes 18 12
Delivery mode
 Natural labour 48 32
 Caesarean delivery 102 68
Length of hospital stay (day) 23.12a 16.30b
Premature delivery
 No 26 17.3
 Yes 124 82.7
Social support (MSPSS)
 Family support 24.73a 2.99b
 Friend support 21.99a 4.03b
 Significant other support 22.60a 3.65b
  1. a = Mean, b = Standard deviation;
  2. c = Max d = Min