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Table 1 Participant characteristics, organised by focus group

From: How group singing facilitates recovery from the symptoms of postnatal depression: a comparative qualitative study

Focus Group Number of participants Age range of mothers (years) Mean number of weeks post-birth Mean EPDS score1 Educated to degree level2 (%) Household income above £61 k (%) With a partner (%)
Sing1 9       
Sing2 7       
Sing3 7 22–43 19.36 14.51 88.57% 65.63% 91.43%
Sing4 5       
Sing5 9       
Play1 2       
Play2 4       
Play3 2 31–45 17.13 13.50 87.50% 75.00% 87.50%
Play4 8       
Play5 13       
  1. Note 1: EPDS ≥10 indicative of possible symptoms of PND. EPDS ≥13 indicative of moderate-severe symptoms of PND
  2. Note 2: Missing data points excluded from all % calculations
  3. Note 3: Run as a semi-structured interview