Partner support v control group for women with postpartum depression at 10 weeks of follow up‡

OutcomeSupportControlRRR (95% CI)NNT (CI)
MINI: Major depression19%62%70% (17 to 90)3 (2 to 15)
OutcomesSupportControlMean difference (CI)p Value
‡MINI=Mini International Neuropsychiatric Instrument; EPDS=Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale; GHQ=General Health Questionnaire. Other abbreviations defined in glossary; RRR, NNT, CI, and mean difference calculated from data in article.
Mean score on EPDS 8.614.7 6.1 (1.4 to 10.8)0.01
Mean score on Kellner 2.1 6.6 4.5 (0.7 to 8.3)0.02
Mean score on GHQ-12 (partner)18.443.024.6 (5.7 to 43.5)0.01