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Table 2 The relationship between demographic characteristics and body dissatisfaction score in women six months postpartum (n = 300)

From: Predictors of mothers’ postpartum body dissatisfaction based on demographic and fertility factors

Characteristics Mean (SD) P-value
Woman’s education
  < High school 74.29 (32.43) 0.832*
 High school 73.48 (33.62)
 Academic 76.07 (34.01)
Spousal’s education
  < High school 76.91 (32.94) 0.587*
 High school 72.28 (29.99)
 Academic 76.2 (36.48)
Birthplace
 Urban 77.70 (33.89) 0.281**
 Rural 66.99 (31.30)
Woman’s occupation
 Housewife 73.41 (34.90) 0.273**
 Employed 79.96 (31.23)
Spousal’s occupation
 Employee 79.03 (37.42) 0.389***
 Free 74.16 (31.75)
 worker 65.47 (25.83)
 Unemployed 79.11 (38.59)
Economic status
 Favorable 73.80 (32.59) 0.372***
 Relatively favorable 76.69 (34.60)
 Undesirable 63.31 (25.23)
  1. * One way ANOVA **Independent t-test ***Kruskal–Wallis