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Table 5 Exploring influential factors for postpartum depressive symptoms (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

Predictors B S.E. Wald p OR 95%CI collinearity diagnostics
upper Lower VIFa
Parity 0.42 0.72 0.34 0.558 1.53 0.37 6.29 2.70
Age (years) 0.13 0.06 5.20 0.023* 1.14 1.02 1.27 1.85
Occupation 1.25 0.55 5.14 0.023* 3.48 1.18 10.20 1.48
Education 0.23 0.45 0.26 0.612 1.25 0.52 3.01 1.48
Residence 0.06 0.61 0.01 0.925 1.06 0.32 3.50 1.48
The history of scarred uterus 2.07 0.85 5.89 0.015* 7.96 1.49 42.48 2.53
Number of termination 0.68 0.39 3.08 0.079 1.97 0.92 4.18 1.71
Assisted reproductive technologies 0.36 0.82 0.19 0.662 1.43 0.29 7.17 1.64
Delivery mode 1.82 0.65 7.79 0.005* 6.19 1.72 22.30 1.49
Length of hospital stay (day) 0.00 0.02 0.06 0.812 1.00 0.97 1.03 1.74
Premature delivery −0.68 0.68 0.99 0.32 0.51 0.13 1.93 1.31
Social support
 Family support −0.51 0.15 10.78 0.001* 0.60 0.45 0.82 2.39
 Friend support − 0.09 0.10 0.79 0.373 0.92 0.76 1.11 2.38
 Significant other support 0.13 0.11 1.23 0.267 1.13 0.91 1.42 2.72
Self-perceived burden
 Physical aspects −0.09 0.18 0.23 0.629 0.92 0.64 1.31 3.63
 Emotional aspects 0.35 0.13 7.51 0.006* 1.42 1.11 1.83 3.24
 Economic aspects −0.47 0.29 2.66 0.103 0.63 0.36 1.10 1.29
Constant 4.42 3.62 1.49 0.222 83.15    
  1. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.001
  2. a.VIF Variance Inflation Factor