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Table 3 Outcomes of all measures at waitlist, pretest, posttest, and follow-up

From: Mindful with your baby for mothers of infants with (parental) stress in a non-clinical setting: a wait-list controlled pilot trial

Outcome variable Waitlist Pretest Posttest Follow-up
n M (SD) n M (SD) n M (SD) n M (SD)
Parental stress (PSI-SF) 15 2.80 (.79) 16 2.52 (.87) 15 2.17 (.63) 15 2.19 (.66)
  Number (%) scoring above average or higher 10 (66.7%) 7 (43.8%) 3 (20%) 5 (33%)
Stress, Depression, and anxiety (DASS-21)
  Stress 15 20.00 (7.52) 16 17.88 (8.69) 15 12.67 (6.75) 15 13.20 (6.67)
    Number (%) scoring (extremely) severe 13 (86.7%) 12 (75.0%) 6 (40.0%) 6 (40.0%)
  Depression 15 9.87 (6.82) 16 8.50 (7.06) 15 4.93 (5.85) 15 4.40 (5.14)
    Number (%) scoring (extremely) severe 5 (33.3%) 5 (31.3%) 4 (26.7%) 3 (20.0%)
  Anxiety 15 6.67 (5.05) 16 5.63 (5.23) 15 2.93 (2.91) 15 3.60 (2.95)
    Number (%) scoring (extremely) severe 6 (40.0%) 5 (31.0%) 2 (13.3%) 1 (6.7%)
  Mindfulness (FFMQ-SF) 15 2.96 (.39) 16 2.86 (.50) 14 3.73 (.95) 15 3.12 (.53)
  Self-compassion (SCS-3) 15 3.33 (1.23) 16 3.42 (1.30) 14 4.10 (1.04) 15 3.96 (1.05)
  1. Data are presented as mean (standard deviation) or numbers (percentages). The scores presented are mean sum scores for the DASS-21 scales (scale range 0–21) and mean item scores (1- 6 for the NOSI-K, 1–5 for the FFMQ-SF, 1–7 and for the SCS-3)
  2. The Mindful with your baby training took place between pretest and posttest
  3. PSI-SF short form of the Dutch Parenting Stress Index DASS-21 21-item version of the Depression Anxiety Stress Scales, FFMQ-SF short form of the Five Facets Mindfulness Questionnaire, SCS-3 3-item version of the Self-Compassion Scale