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Table 2 Comparison between Post-partum maternal depression and satisfaction scores and Adiponectin hormone levels according to postpartum satisfaction

From: Biological reflect of Adiponectin hormone in postpartum marital satisfaction and depression scores

Parameter Number of samples Post-partum marital satisfaction (Mean ± SD) P-valuea
Satisfied Dissatisfied
Serum levels of Adiponectin (μg/ml) Total (n = 90) 10.9 ± 13.4 15.2 ± 17.7 0.04a
  NVD (n = 45) 11.4 ± 11.2 14.9 ± 18.2 0.54
  C-section (n = 45) 10.38 ± 15.6 15.4 ± 17.7 0.04a
Depression score (6-Weeks) Total (n = 90) 3.6 ± 3 8.7 ± 5.6 <  0.001a
  NVD (n = 45) 3.3 ± 2.6 8.7 ± 5 <  0.001a
  C-section (n = 45) 4.0 ± 3.5 8.7 ± 6.2 0.01a
Depression score (12-Weeks) Total (n = 90) 2.7 ± 2.7 7.6 ± 5.8 <  0.001a
  NVD (n = 45) 3.3 ± 3.1 7.9 ± 5.7 <  0.001a
  C-section (n = 45) 2.0 ± 2.2 7.4 ± 6 <  0.001a
Satisfaction score (12-Weeks) Total (n = 90) 18.3 ± 1 13.5 ± 2.2 <  0.001a
  NVD (n = 45) 18.4 ± 1.5 13.8 ± 2.4 <  0.001a
  C-section (n = 45) 18.8 ± 1.4 13.2 ± 2.1 <  0.001a
  1. aObtained from Mann-Whitney-U test