Table 2.

Predictors of Postpartum Depression from the Logistic Regression

VariablePercentOdds Ratio95% CI
    Previous diagnosis of depression42.94.0032.016–7.949
    No history12.91.0
    Taking medication for depression58.33.6131.207–10.817
    Not taking medication for depression15.91.0
Social support
    Not very good or little/none30.81.2780.207–7.895
    Excellent or very good12.61.0
Parity (mean ± SE)1.4311.204–1.701
    Women with EPDS scores ≥132.3 ± 0.2
    Women with EPDS scores ≤121.5 ± 0.1
  • EPDS, Edinburgh Postpartum Depression Scale.