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Table 1 Demographic characteristics, prevalence of anxiety and depression among participants from two hospitals

From: The sustained adverse impact of COVID-19 pandemic on mental health among pregnant women in Sri Lanka: a reassessment during the second wave

Variable DSHW sample, n = 119 CSHW sample, n = 192 Total sample, N = 311 P values
Mean age (SD) in years 28.6 (6.5) 28.9 (5.0) 28.8 (5.7) 0.65#
Median parity (IQR) 2 (1–3) 2 (1–2) 2 (1–3) 0.3¥
Mean gestational age (SD) in weeks 25.1 (8.9) 23.4 (9.1) 24.3 (9.5) 0.1#
Prevalence of anxiety*, n (%) 20 (16.8) 33 (17.2) 53 (17.0) 0.9
Prevalence of depression*, n (%) 39 (32.8) 45 (23.4) 84 (27.0) 0.07
  1. *as measured by the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS). SD- Standard deviation; IQR- Interquartile range
  2. #T test; ¥Mann–Whitney U test; Chi-square test