Table 10General medical history risk factors for postpartum depression

Study
Total Na
Quality
Risk FactorRR/OR95% CI or P ValueVariables Included in Multivariate Analysis
Akincigil, 2010102

4,348

High risk of bias
Self-rated health status: Great/very goodReferentMaternal age, marital status, history of domestic violence, disagreement about pregnancy, race, education, poverty, birthweight, number of children, social support, self-rated health status, prenatal tobacco/alcohol use
Self-rated health status: Good1.14NR
Self-rated health status: Fair/poor2.15P<0.05
Andersson, 2006103

650

Unclear risk of bias
History of chronic illness2.712.36 to 19.14Age, socioeconomic status, smoking status, snuff use, parity, alcohol use, chronic disease, history of psychiatric disorder, first-trimester BMI
Andersson, 2006103

650

Unclear risk of bias
1st trimester BMI: 18.5–24.9ReferentAge, socioeconomic status, smoking status, snuff use, parity, alcohol use, chronic disease, history of psychiatric disorder, first-trimester BMI
1st trimester BMI: 25–29.92.17NS
1st trimester BMI: ≥30No casesNR

BMI=body mass index; CI=confidence interval; NR=not reported; NS=not statistically significant; OR=odds ratio; RR=relative risk

a

Total N analyzed for study; may not reflect N assessed for indicated risk factor.

From: Results

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