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Table 1 Characteristics of study subjects

From: Methylation analysis for postpartum depression: a case control study

  Controls
(n = 18)
Mean (SD)
Cases
(n = 18)
Mean (SD)
p value
Age (years) 34.6 (4.6) 33.3 (4.4) 0.386
Parity 1.2 (0.4) 1.1 (0.3) 0.594
Gestational weeks 39.1 (1.3) 38.9 (1.0) 0.480
Baby’s weight (g) 3035 (304.7) 2993 (237.9) 0.684
Blood collection day after birth (days) 30.1 (7.6) 26.0 (10.7) 0.195
EPDS score 1 month after birth 2.3 (2.4) 13.6 (4.2) 1.9 × 10− 11
  1. EPDS Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale