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Table 2 Postnatal outcomes

From: The relationship between severe maternal morbidity and psychological health symptoms at 6–8 weeks postpartum: a prospective cohort study in one English maternity unit

  Frequency Percentage 95%CI
Prevalence of PTSD symptoms    
Intrusion subscale    
  <20 on IES Intrusion 1669 93.6% --
  ≥20 on IES Intrusion 114 6.4% 5.3-7.5
  (missing) (41)   
Avoidance subscale    
  <20 on IES avoidance 1631 91.6% --
  ≥20 on IES avoidance 150 8.4% 7.1-9.7
  (missing) (43)   
Either intrusion OR avoidance subscale    
  <20 on both IES subscales 1562 88.5% --
  ≥20 on either IES Intrusion or ≥20 IES avoidance 203 11.5% 10.0-13.0
  (missing) (59)   
Both intrusion AND avoidance subscales    
  <20 on at least one IES subscale 1704 96.5% --
  ≥20 on both IES intrusion and ≥20 IES avoidance 61 3.5% 2.6-4.3
  (missing) (59)   
PTSD symptoms (continuous)    
  IES intrusion scores mean = 5.79 sd = 7.33 5.5-6.2
  IES avoidance scores mean = 5.36 sd = 7.79 5.0-5.7
  IES total scores mean = 11.13 sd = 13.98 10.5-11.8
Prevalence of probable depression    
  EPDS < 13 1,535 86.0% --
  EPDS ≥ 13 250 14.0% 12.4-15.6
  (missing) (39)   
Depressive symptoms (continuous)    
  EPDS total scores mean = 6.76 sd = 5.10 6.53-7.00
Total 1,824   
  1. IES Impact of Event Scale, EPDS Edinburgh Postnatal and Depression Scale.