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Table 4 Revised mental health (MH-PP) and physical health (PH-PP) scores over 4 time-points

From: Measuring physical and mental health during pregnancy and postpartum in an Australian childbearing population - validation of the PROMIS Global Short Form

  n Mean (SD) Median (IQR) Range
Mental health a (MH-PP)
 Pregnancy Baseline 308 3.87 (0.72) 4.00 (1.00) 1.25–5
 Pregnancy 36 weeks 276 3.74 (0.76) 3.75 (1.00) 1.25–5
 Postpartum 6 weeks 260 3.70 (0.78) 3.75 (1.19) 1.25–5
 Postpartum 26 weeks 238 3.74 (0.75) 3.75 (1.00) 1.50–5
Physical health b (PH-PP)
 Pregnancy Baseline 308 3.81 (0.61) 3.80 (0.80) 2.00–5
 Pregnancy 36 weeks 276 3.56 (0.66) 3.60 (1.15) 1.20–5
 Postpartum 6 weeks 260 3.93 (0.56) 4.00 (0.80) 1.60–5
 Postpartum 26 weeks 238 4.00 (0.57) 4.00 (0.80) 2.00–5
  1. aMH-PP subscale calculated by summing items 2, 4, 5, 9 and dividing by 4
  2. bPH-PP subscale calculated by summing items 1, 3, 6, 7, 8 and dividing by 5