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Table 4 Affirmative (yes) answers to screening tool by phase and language of interview

From: Validation of a brief mental health screening tool for pregnant women in a low socio-economic setting

 English
n (%)
Afrikaans
n (%)
Xhosa
n (%)
P-value***
Phase 1a (n = 30)n = 14n = 9n = 7 
1. Felt unable to stop worrying, or thinking too much?5 (35.7)8 (88.9)4 (57.1)0.047
2. Felt down, depressed or hopeless?3 (21.4)3 (33.3)4 (57.1)0.324
3. Felt little interest or pleasure in doing things that you used to enjoy before?8 (57.1)5 (55.6)6 (85.7)0.494
4. Had thoughts and plans to harm yourself or commit suicide?01 (11.1)2 (28.6)0.076
Phase 2b (n = 36)n = 15n = 10n = 10 
1. Felt unable to stop worrying, or thinking too much?5 (33.3)6 (60.0)4 (40.0)0.471
2. Felt down, depressed or hopeless?5 (33.3)5 (50.0)6 (60.0)0.400
3. Been concerned/troubled about having little interest or pleasure in doing things?6 (40.0)4 (40.0)6 (60.0)0.685
4. Had thoughts and plans to harm yourself or commit suicide?01 (10.0)00.571
  1. abased on a 4 week recall period, and asks about ‘have you often’
  2. bbased on a 2 week recall period, and asks about ‘have you on some or most days’
  3. ***Fisher’s exact test