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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of non-pregnant and pregnant women with BD recruited from two study cohorts from the Netherlands

From: The course of bipolar disorder in pregnant versus non-pregnant women

  Non-pregnant (n = 52) Pregnant (n = 34) Test statistic
Agea Mean (SD)    
 Years 35.2 (6.3) 34.1 (3.9) T = -0.95 p = 0.35
Marital status n (%)    
 Married/cohabitating 24 (46.2) 33 (97.1)  
 Widowed/separated 3 (5.8) 0 (0)  
 Single 25 (48.1) 1 (2.9) χ2 = 23.2 p < 0.01
Educational level n (%)    
 Low (some high school or less) 1 (1.9) 1 (3.0)  
 Middle(high school-2 year college) 43 (82.7) 8 (24.2)  
 High (graduate of professional school) 8 (15.4) 24 (72.7) χ2 = 29.2 p < 0.01
Work n (%)    
 Regular work, school or household 29 (59.2) 26 (78.8)  
 Other work 19 (38.8) 2 (6.1)  
 Unable to work 1 (2.0) 5 (15.2) χ2 = 14.0 p < 0.01
  1. a Age was normally distributed (Kolmogorov_Smirnov > 0.05, Shapiro–Wilk > 0.05)