Table 2

Developmental quotients (DQ) of babies whose mothers were depressed at 6 weeks postnatally compared to a group whose mothers were not depressed: DQ as categorical measure

OutcomeProportion in index versus controlOR*OR for PND adjusted for birth weightOR for PND adjusted for birth weight and maternal education
*Results expressed as odds ratios with 95% CI and two tailed significance test values.
Mental DQ <8544% v 20%3.2, 1.3 to 8.42.7, 1 to 7.33.3, 1.2 to 8.8
0.010.040.02
Motor DQ <8549% v 43%1.2, 0.5 to 2.81.3, 0.5 to 31, 0.4 to 2.4
0.60.50.9