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Table 5 Descriptive variables for insomnia, depression, fatigue, depression, social support, self-efficacy, stress and HRQoL at 2, 6 and 12 months postpartum for preterm and full- born infants parents

From: Sleep patterns and psychosocial health of parents of preterm and full-born infants: a prospective, comparative, longitudinal feasibility study

  2 months postpartum 6 months postpartum 12 months postpartum
  Mothers Fathersa Mothers Fathersa Mothers Fathersa
Group A. Preterm group Responders, n = 16 Responders, n = 14 Responders, n = 9 Responders, n = 6 Responders, n = 10 Responders, n = 8
Insomnia, n (%) 10 (62.5) 10 (71.4) 5 (55.6) 2 (33.3) 5 (50.0) 1 (12.5)
Fatigue, n (%) 9 (56.3) 6 (42.9) 5 (55.6) 1 (16.7) 4 (40.0) 3 (37.5)
Depression, n (%) 2 (12.5) 2 (14.3) 3 (33.3) 3 (30.0) 1 (12.5)
HRQoL (median, min/max)       
Physical well-being 49.6 (20.8–64.5) 49.7 (42.8–58.7) 55.1 (40.6–61.5) 52.6 (50.6–55.8) 51.7 (38.4–58.0) 50.0 (41.8–56.4)
Mental well-being 48.7 (32.0–59.2) 48.7 (28.1–58.3) 47.5 (32.2–57.2) 50.7 (43.5–58.0) 50.8 (26.3–66.6) 50.5 (31.2–58.0)
Self-efficacy (median, min/max) 14.5 (8.0–19.0) 16.5 (11.0–20.0) 15.0 (10.0–18.0) 17.0 (13.0–20.0) 14.5 (12.0–20.0) 15.5 (10.0–20.0)
Social support (median, min/max) 1.1 (1.0–2.5) 1.3 (1.0–1.8) 1.3 (1.0–2.4) 1.3 (1.0–2.3) 1.5 (1.0–2.38) 1.6 (1.0–2.6)
Stress (median, min/max) 0.3 (0.1–0.6) 0.3 (0.1–0.6) 0.3 (0.2–0.5) 0.2 (0.1–0.3) 0.3 (0.2–0.6) 0.3 (0.1–0.5)
Group B. Full-born group Responders, n = 58 Responders, n = 46 Responders, n = 39 Responders, n = 31 Responders, n = 30 Responders, n = 31
Insomnia, n (%) 31 (53.4) 20 (4.5) 27 (69.2) 13 (41.9) 20 (66.7) 13 (41.9)
Fatigue, n (%) 37 (63.8) 15 (33.3) 21 (53.8) 13 (41.9) 16 (53.3) 12 (38.7)
Depression, n (%) 11 (19.0) 7 (15.2) 11 (28.2) 4 (12.9) 12 (40.0) 9 (29.0)
HRQoL (median, min/max)       
Physical well-being 50.0 (25.0–65.5) 53.7 (37.0–61.3) 52.6 (50.6–55.8) 54.0 (30.7–65.2) 51.9 (24.1–62.7) 52.7 (40.1–65.5)
Mental well being 50.0 (32.0–59.2) 51.5 (23.8–59.5) 52.3 (21.9–60.0) 52.4 (24.2–59.6) 50.2 (18.8–61.5) 50.5 (18.7–60.6)
Self-efficacy (median, min/max) 16.5 (7.0–20.0) 16.5 (11.0–20.0) 17.0 (9.0–20.0) 16.0 (9.0–20.0) 16.0 (8.0–20.0) 15.0 (9.0–20.0)
Social support (median, min/max) 1.6 (1.0–4.5) 1.6 (1.0–4.6) 1.6 (1.0–4.0) 1.8 (1.0–3.8) 1.8 (1.0–4.0) 1.9 (1.0–4.6)
Stress (median, min/max) 0.4 (0–0.9) 0.3 (0.2–0.9) 0.3 (0.9–0.71) 0.3 (0.4–0.8) 0.4 (0–0.8) 0.3 (0–0.9)
  1. a Including non-birth-giving mothers