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Table 2 Mean (SD) anxiety scores by trimester of pregnancy

From: Health anxiety and related factors among pregnant women during the COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional study from Iran

Variable First trimester
n = 100
Second trimester
n = 100
Third trimester
n = 100
Total
N = 300
Health anxiety     Mean ± SD
 More worried about getting sick 7.8 ± 3.6 8.5 ± 3.5 8.7 ± 4.2 8.39 ± 3.82
 More worried about consequences of the disease 5.5 ± 3.2 6.9 ± 3.1 6.8 ± 3.4 6.43 ± 3.28
 Reported more concerns about disease 8.9 ± 4.1 9.2 ± 4.07 9.7 ± 4.4 9.32 ± 4.20
 Total score anxiety 22.3 ± 9.5 24.6 ± 9.3 25.4 ± 10.6 24.15 ± 9.93
Total score of health anxiety category
 N (%)
   < 27 60 (60) 48 (48) 40 (40) 148 (49.3)
  95% CI (50.0–69.0) (38.0–58.0) (31.0–49.0) (44.0–55.0)
  27–34 31 (31) 39 (39) 39 (39) 109 (36.3)
  95% CI (22.0–39.0) (30.0–48.0) (29.0–48.0) (30.7–41.7)
   ≥ 35 9 (9) 13 (13) 21 (21) 43 (14.3)
  95% CI (4.0–15.0) (6.0–20.0) (13.0–29.0) (10.7–18.3)
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