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Table 3 Comparison between pregnant and postpartum females using EPDS, SCID-I, HAM-D, and DAS

From: Prevalence and related factors of perinatal depression in Egyptian mothers

Scale Pregnancy
(N = 166)
Postpartum
(N = 135)
Test p-value
EPDS Cutoff < 9 144 (86.2%) 124 (93.3%) X2 = 1.988 0.195
Cutoff ≥ 9 22 (13.3%) 11 (8.1%)
SCID-I No depression 157 (94.6%) 130 (96.3%) X2= 1.988 0.195
Major depression 9 (5.4%) 5 (3.7%)
HAM-Da Mild depression 4 (2.4%) 3 (2.2%) Fisher’s exact 1.000
Moderate depression 5(3.0%) 2(1.5%)
DAS < 97 11(6.6%) 4(3.0%) Fisher exact 0.187
≥ 97 155(93.4%) 131(97.0%)
  1. EPDS Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale, DAS the Dyadic Adjustment Scale, HAM-D Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression, SCID-I the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV; a total number = 14; X2, chi-square test