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Table 1 Characteristics of women with complete follow-up (n = 223)

From: Course of depression symptoms between 3 and 8 months after delivery using two screening tools (EPDS and HSCL-10) on a sample of Sudanese women in Khartoum state

Variable No. (%)
Educational level
 University and Postgraduate 89 (39.9%)
 Secondary 64 (28.7%)
 Primary 65 (29.1%)
 No education 5 (2.2%)
Parity
 Primigravida 56 (25.1%)
 Multigravida(1–4) 147 (65.9%)
 Grandmultipara (= > 5) 20 (9%)
Polygamy
 Yes 17 (7.6%)
 No 206 (92.4%)
Place of delivery
 Health Facility 206 (92.4%)
 Home 17 (7.6%)
Mode of delivery
 Vaginal (incl. abortion) 139 (62.3%)
 C/section 84 (37.7%)
History of psychological condition
 Yes 18 (8.1%)
 No 205 (91.9%)
Family history of a psychological condition
 Yes 37(16.6%)
 No 186(83.4%)