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Table 2 Description of social support, family function scores with and without depression symptoms (n = 490)

From: Family function fully mediates the relationship between social support and perinatal depression in rural Southwest China

Contents Range Total
Mean (SD)
Depression
(EPDS< 9.5, n = 439)
Mean (SD)
Non-depression
(EPDS≥9.5, n = 51)
Mean (SD)
p-Value
Social support 12—66 40.79 (5.95) 38.76 (5.40) 41.03 (5.97) 0.009**
Objective support 1—22 9.8 (2.21) 9.06 (2.10) 9.89 (2.20)  
Subjective support 8—32 22.89 (3.98) 22.29 (4.25) 22.96 (3.94)  
Support utilization 3—12 8.10 (1.70) 7.41 (1.64) 8.18 (1.69)  
Family function 0—10 8.80 (1.89) 7.37 (2.50) 8.97 (1.74) < 0.001**
Adaptation 0—2 1.77 (0.45) 1.43 (0.57) 1.81 (0.42)  
Partnership 0—2 1.74 (0.48) 1.43 (0.57) 1.77 (0.46)  
Growth 0—2 1.74 (0.48) 1.43 (0.64) 1.77 (0.44)  
Affection 0—2 1.73 (0.49) 1.51 (0.54) 1.76 (0.48)  
Resolve 0—2 1.82 (0.41) 1.57 (0.61) 1.85 (0.37)  
Depression 0—30 5.30 (3.46) 11.76 (3.18) 4.55 (2.61)  
Antenatal 0—30 5.78 (3.30) 12.38 (3.89) 5.00 (2.18)  
Postpartum 0—30 4.80 (3.57) 11.12 (2.11) 4.07 (2.92)  
  1. Notes: ** p < 0.05