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Table 1 Basic characteristics of the sample

From: The impact of lockdown policy on depressive symptoms among pregnant women in China: mediating effects of internet use and family support

  Total (n = 1266) Absence of depressive symptoms (n = 739) Depressive symptoms (n = 527) χ2/t p
n % n % n %   
Age        1.235 0.217
 Mean (SD) 29.95 9.042 30.22 11.346 29.58 3.970   
Education        7.338 0.062
  ≤ High school 263 20.774 150 20.298 113 21.442   
 College 377 29.779 203 27.470 174 33.017   
 Undergraduate 541 42.733 329 44.520 212 40.228   
  ≥ Post graduate 85 6.714 57 7.713 28 5.313   
Residency        0.149 0.700
 Outer city 455 36.634 267 37.083 188 36.015   
 Inner city 787 63.366 453 62.917 334 63.985   
Living arrangement      5.521 0.137
 With husband only 592 46.761 330 44.655 262 49.715   
 With parents only 100 7.899 54 7.307 46 8.729   
 With husband & parents 553 43.681 343 46.414 210 39.848   
 Other 21 1.659 12 1.624 9 1.708   
Employment        1.204 0.273
 Housewife 474 37.441 286 38.701 188 35.674   
 Employed 792 62.559 453 61.299 339 64.326   
Planned pregnancy      6.882 0.009
 No 384 30.332 203 27.470 181 34.345   
 Yes 882 69.668 536 72.530 346 65.655   
First Child        0.031 0.861
 Yes 846 66.877 495 67.073 351 66.603   
 No 419 33.123 243 32.927 176 33.397   
Alcohol consumption      6.344 0.042
 Never 1107 87.441 660 89.310 447 84.820   
 Ceased 133 10.506 68 9.202 65 12.334   
 Yes 26 2.054 11 1.488 15 2.846   
Smoke        1.360 0.507
 Never 1210 95.577 710 96.076 500 94.877   
 Ceased 51 4.028 27 3.654 24 4.554   
 Yes 5 0.395 2 0.271 3 0.569   
Annual household income (RMB)      12.634 0.002
  < 80,000 491 38.784 259 35.047 232 44.023   
 80,000-300,000 690 54.502 421 56.969 269 51.044   
  > 300,000 85 6.714 59 7.984 26 4.934   
Financial loss in COVID-19 (RMB)      17.198 0.001
 No financial loss 224 18.391 149 20.927 75 14.822   
  < 20,000 148 12.151 97 13.624 51 10.079   
 20,000-49,999 426 34.975 220 30.899 206 40.711   
  ≥ 50,000 420 34.483 246 34.551 174 34.387   
Lockdown policy        18.352 < 0.001
 Less affected 491 38.784 250 33.829 241 45.731   
 Affected 775 61.216 489 66.171 286 54.269