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Research Article

Prevalence of Antenatal Depression and Associated Risk Factors among Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Clinics in Abeokuta North Local Government Area, Nigeria

Table 1

Frequency distribution of the sociodemographic characteristics of the respondents.

CharacteristicsFrequency ()Percentage (%)

Age group
 15–20 yrs (young)3410.9
 21–35 yrs25582.0
 36–49 yrs227.1

Ethnicity ()
 Yoruba30898.1
 Others61.9

Marital status ()
 Single185.7
 Married29293.0
 Others (separated or divorced)41.3

Level of education ()
 No formal education72.2
 Primary7524.0
 Secondary15850.6
 Tertiary7223.1

Type of family ()
 Monogamous23078.5
 Polygamous6120.8
 Others20.7

Family size ()
 Small (1–4 persons)20468.9
 Average (5 persons)4113.9
 Large (6 persons and above)5117.2

Occupation ()
 Civil servants61.9
 Unemployed103.2
 Students134.2
 Professional3410.9
 Artisans 7423.8
 Traders17455.9

Wealth index ()
 Very poor4815.3
 Poor13141.7
 Average7022.3
 Rich5517.5
 Very rich103.2

Smoking cigarettes in this pregnancy? ()
 Yes10.3
 No29799.7

Drinking beer, wine, and/or spirit/liquor in this pregnancy? ()
 Yes175.8
 No27794.2

Kind of alcohol respondents take ()
 Beer529.4
 Wine635.3
 Spirit/liquor635.3

Reasons for drinking alcohol in this pregnancy (
 For pleasure1588.2
 Medicinal211.8

Social support (SSQN) (
 Low social support (SSQN < 1)299.2
 Average social support (SSQN = 1)21668.8
 High social support (SSQN > 1)6922.0

Gender based abuse ()
 Rape61.9
 Intimidation/threat165.1
 Inadequate financial support/financial deprivation165.1
 Physical assault185.7
 None25882.2

Childhood experience ()
 Pleasant (enjoyable)23976.1
 Unpleasant (gloomy)175.4
 I do not know5818.5

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