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Table 1 Testing variables

From: Antenatal psychosomatic programming to reduce postpartum depression risk and improve childbirth outcomes: a randomized controlled trial in Spain and France

Variables Evaluation instruments Quality of instruments Time application instruments
Demographic & obstetric data Included in antenatal interview   Antenatal
Antenatal risk of PPD Interview (Riguetti-Veltema & et. al, [14]) Sensitivity = 84,5%, Specificity = 73% Antenatal
Symptoms of depression EPDS* Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (Cox & et. al, [51]) Sensitivity = 86%, Specificity = 78% Antenatal and postnatal
Relationship with partner DASS* Dyadic Adjustement Scale (Spanier, [52]) Fidelity: Cronbach Alpha = 0.96 Antenatal and postnatal
Social support FSSQ* Functional Social Support Questionnaire (Broadhead, [53]) Fidelity: Cronbach Alpha = 0.90 Antenatal and postnatal
Stress Stress events* (Holmes & Rahe, [54])   Antenatal and postnatal
Birth outcomes Hospital clinical data and post-partum questionnaire*   Postnatal
  1. *self-administered.