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Table 2 Satisfaction with life by maternal age group

From: Satisfaction with life during pregnancy and early motherhood in first-time mothers of advanced age: a population-based longitudinal study

Age n SWLS gwk 17 SWLS gwk 30 SWLS 6 months pp SWLS 3 years pp Mean difference CI 95% Adj2 CI 95% Adj2,3 CI 95%
   Mean Mean Mean Mean       
25-31 13107 29.11 29.4 29.52 28.05 0   0   0  
32-37 4827 28.58 28.84 28.9 27.21 -0.6 (-0.77 - -0.51) -0.63 (-0.76 - -0.50) -0.7 (-0.83 - -0.58)
≥38 631 27.73 27.6 28.31 26.22 -1.6 (-1.92 - -1.21) -1.56 (-1.92 - -1.20) -1.32 (-1.65 - -0.99)
  1. Mean SWLS in gestational weeks 17 and 30, and at 6 months and 3 years after the birth analysed by GEE1 adjusted for timepoint (Adj2) and sociodemographic variables (Adj3) with 95% Confidence Intervals (CI). Nulliparous women aged 25–31 (reference), 32–37 years and ≥38 years (n = 18 565).
  2. 1Generalised Estimated Equation.
  3. 2Adjustment for time point.
  4. 3Adjustment for sociodemographic variables: education, single status, native language other than Norwegian, financial problems, unemployment and smoking.