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Table 1 EPDS score and socio-demographic characteristics of 15 participants

From: Hyperemesis Gravidarum in the context of migration: when the absence of cultural meaning gives rise to “blaming the victim”

  n %
EPDS score suggesting probable depression (average EPDS score of 21/30 with remaining others average score of 9/30) 6 40
Age
 20–25 4 27
 25–30 5 33
 30–35 6 40
Country of birth
 Lebanon 1 6.7
 Cameroon 1 6.7
 Syria 1 6.7
 Venezuela 1 6.7
 Morocco 2 13.3
 Congo 1 6.7
 Philippines 2 13.3
 Jamaica 1 6.7
 Sri Lanka 1 6.7
 Canada 4 26.7
Number of children
 0 8 53.3
 1 4 26.7
 2 1 6.7
 3 2 13.3
Civil status
 Married 10 66.7
 Single 3 20
 Common-law union 1 6.7
 Separated 1 6.7
Education level
 High School (Grade 11) 4 26.7
 CEGEP 2 13.3
 Diploma of Vocational Studies 1 6.7
 Bachelor’s 7 46.7
 Master’s 1 6.7
Employment Status
 Unemployed 6 40
 Employed 9 60
Language at home
 English 5 33.5
 French 4 26.7
 Arabic 3 20
 Tagalog 2 13.3
 Tamil 1 6.7
Current status in Canada
 Permanent resident 7 46.7
 Canadian citizen 8 53.3
No. of relatives in Canada
 0 4 26.7
 1 2 13.3
 4 2 13.3
 5 1 6.7
 > 5 4 26.7
 Information unavailable 2 13.3
No. of live-in relatives
 0 10 66.7
 1 2 13.3
 3 1 6.7
 4 1 6.7
 Information unavailable 1 6.7
Length of residence in Canada
 N/A (non-immigrant) 4 27
 5 years or more 6 40
 Less than 5 years 5 33