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Table 4 Correlations with postpartum EPDS

From: The anxious aspects of insecure attachment styles are associated with depression either in pregnancy or in the postpartum period

Variable Value EPDS ≥ 12 (t1)
Correlation p value
ASQ CONF − 0.214  < 0.0001
DIS 0.162  < 0.0001
RAS 0.186  < 0.0001
NFA 0.210  < 0.0001
PRE 0.260  < 0.0001
Nationalityc   0.111 0.014
Educationa   − 0.117 0.017
Couple relationshipb   0.122 0.007
Occupationb   0.081 0.102
First-time motherb   0.194  < 0.0001
Abortionb   − 0.037 0.457
Preterm birthb   0.015 0.743
History of psychiatric disorderb   0.076 0.125
PSS total scorea   0.311  < 0.0001
Recent life adversities (LTE-Q)b   − 0.194 0.001
  1. aPearson correlation (r)
  2. bSpearman correlation (rho)
  3. cCramer’s V test; Correlation is significant at the 0.01 (two tailed)