Table 3

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

OutcomeMean (95%CI) for index groupMean (95%CI) for control groupTwo tailed p value
Mental DQ86.4 (84.1 to 88.8)90.3 (87.7 to 92.9)0.02
Motor DQ84.6 (81.7 to 87.6)88.4 (85.3 to 91.5)0.07