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Table 2 Social and demographic predictors of mental health in a cohort of postpartum women exposed to Hurricane Katrina

From: Postpartum mental health after Hurricane Katrina: A cohort study

  Depressive symptoms PTSD symptoms
  N % P N % p
Overall 53 18   38 13  
Age    0.74    0.74
18–22 9 20   6 14  
>22–28 16 19   14 16  
>28–33 17 20   9 11  
>33 11 14   9 12  
Race    0.01    0.03
white 28 15   19 10  
black 25 30   18 22  
other 1 10   1 10  
Education    <0.01    0.04
< high school 2 10   1 5  
high school diploma 21 36   12 20  
some college/associates' degree 14 17   15 18  
college degree 9 11   4 5  
> college 7 19   6 16  
Parity    0.54    0.48
first child 19 16   13 11  
has other children 34 20   25 14  
Income    0.20    0.09
<$20000 12 20   11 18  
$20000–$60000 30 22   21 15  
>$60000 11 13   6 7  
Marital status    <0.01    0.1
married 26 14   20 11  
living with partner 11 20   7 13  
separated/divorced 4 50   2 25  
never married 12 32   9 24