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Table 6 Difference in prevalence of PTSD profile/symptom (women with complication vs. women without)

From: A systematic review of the relationship between severe maternal morbidity and post-traumatic stress disorder

Study N* Instrument Time of Assessment PTSD profile & symptoms (%)
     Women with complication Women without (less) complication
Baecke et al. 2009 169 IES 6 – 18 mths PTSD symptoms  
     44%: Preterm preeclampsia 41%: Preterm, no complication
     11%: Term preeclampsia 11%: Term, uneventful
Cohen et al. 2004 198 DTS 8 – 10 wks PTSD profile  
     0%: Maternal complication (2+) 0%: Maternal complication (0–1)
     PTS  
     59%: Maternal complication (2+) 30%: Maternal complication (0–1)
Engelhard et al. 2002 113 PSS-SR Within 2 yrs PTSD profile  
     28%: Preterm preeclampsia 28%: Preterm, no complication
     17%: Term preeclampsia 0%: Term, uneventful
Hoedjes et al. 2011 128 SRIP 6 wks PTSD profile N/A
     9%: severe & mild preeclampsia  
     11%: severe preeclampsia  
     3%: mild preeclampsia  
  137   12 wks PTSD profile  
     5%: severe & mild preeclampsia  
     7%: severe preeclampsia  
     0%: mild preeclampsia  
Stramrood et al. 2010a 163 PSS-SR 6 wks PTSD profile  
     11%: Preeclampsia 3% Term, uneventful
     17%: PPROM  
  137   15 mths PTSD profile  
     11%: Preeclampsia 0% Term, uneventful
     3%: PPROM  
  1. * The number of women included in analysis.