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Table 2 Bivariate association between type of VHV and EPDS score (n = 120)

From: Impact of village health volunteer support on postnatal depressive symptoms in the remote rural areas of Lao People’s Democratic Republic: a cross-sectional study

  Pair-VHV
n=86
Single-VHV
n=34
p
M (SD) M (SD)
1. I have been able to laugh and see the funny side of things a 0.6 (0.9) 0.9 (1.0) 0.15
2. I have looked forward with enjoyment to things a 1.1 (1.2) 0.8 (1.1) 0.17
3. I have blamed myself unnecessarily when things went wrong a 0.9 (1.0) 1.0 (1.0) <0.01
4. I have been anxious or worried for no good reason a 0.5 (0.8) 1.0 (1.0) 0.46
5. I have felt scared or panicky for no good reason a 0.6 (0.9) 0.8 (0.9) 0.23
6. Things have been getting on top of me a 0.5 (0.7) 0.5 (0.7) 0.77
7. I have been so unhappy that I have had difficulty sleeping a 0.6 (0.9) 1.1 (1.0) 0.01
8. I have felt sad or miserable a 0.3 (0.5) 0.4 (0.6) 0.29
9. I have been so unhappy that I have been crying a 0.4 (0.6) 0.5 (0.6) 0.20
10. The thought of harming myself has occurred to me a 0.0 (0.3) 0.0 (0.2) 0.86
Totalb 5.5 (3.9) 7.0 (4.5) 0.08
  1. aMann-Whitney U test
  2. bT test