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Table 6 The relationship between characteristics of the participants and the postpartum depression literacy

From: The postpartum depression literacy scale (PoDLiS): development and psychometric properties

VariablesnM (SD)t/fP
Age−1.97.049٭
  < 304403.77 (0.38)  
  ≥ 302523.83 (0.39)  
Education−6.02< .001٭
  ≤ 124523.73 (0.38)  
  > 122403.91 (0.36)  
Occupational status7.17.001٭
 Housewife6253.77 (0.38)  
 Employed403.95 (0.41)  
 Student273.97 (0.28)  
Household economic status.77.511
 Good2163.81  
 Neither good nor bad4503.79  
 Bad213.71  
 Very bad53.63
Perinatal period−1.54.122
 Pregnancy6093.78 (0.39)  
 Postpartum833.85  
Source of seeking information about postpartum depression4.54< .001٭٭
 General practitioner1033.71 (0.37)  
 Obstetrician733.74 (0.41)  
 Psychiatrist343.87 (0.33)  
 Psychologist983.89 (0.37)  
 Midwife173.57 (0.40)  
 Friends, family members363.67 (0.43)  
 Internet1883.86 (0.35)  
 Book333.94 (0.46)  
 Radio and television213.86 (0.32)  
 I don’t know where to get the information823.68 (0.36)  
Parity.82.408
 Primiparity4713.80 (0.39)  
 Multiparity2213.77 (0.37)  
  1. ٭P < .05 ٭٭ P < .001