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Table 6 Association between MGI scores and variables relating to postpartum care

From: Cultural differences in postnatal quality of life among German-speaking women – a prospective survey in two countries

Associations between MGI scores and perinatal care Total sample German hospital Swiss hospital
Information from hospital staff 1     
MGI primary score 3 days n 115 67 48
  r, p 0.11, 0.26 0.14, 0.24 0.18, 0.23
MGI secondary score 3 days n 108 64 44
  r, p 0.18, 0.06 0.32, 0.01* 0.05, 0.73
Support from hospital staff 1     
MGI primary score 3 days n 115 67 48
  r, p 0.13, 0.17 0.14, 0.25 0.17, 0.25
MGI secondary score 3 days n 109 65 44
  r, p 0.22, 0.02* 0.29, 0.02* 0.17, 0.27
Exclusive breastfeeding 1     
MGI primary score 3 days n 119 70 49
  t-test, p 1.48, 0.14 0.35, 0.73 1.47, 0.15
MGI secondary score 3 days n 112 67 45
  U, p 1307.50, 0.15 546.50, 0.96 124.00, 0.04*
Longest rest or sleep 2     
MGI primary score 7 weeks n 80 42 38
  r, p 0.31, <0.01* 0.28, 0.08 0.37, 0.02*
MGI secondary score 7 weeks n 70 37 33
  r, p 0.28, 0.02* 0.24, 0.15 0.39, 0.03*
  1. 1Assessed three days after birth, 2assessed seven weeks after birth, *significant associations at p <0.05.