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Table 2 Internet use, family support and depressive symptoms in different subgroups

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)
Less affected by lockdown policy (n = 491) Affected by lockdown policy (n = 775) Statistics p
Median IQR Median IQR Median IQR
Internet use
Length per day 5 (3, 6) 4 (2, 3) 5 (3, 8) −7.627a < 0.001
 Diversity of purpose 3 (1, 4) 2 (1, 3) 3 (2, 4) −10.168a < 0.001
Family support
 Spouse support (mean, SD) 3.806 0.564 3.729 0.698 3.854 0.453 −3.867b < 0.001
 Parental support (mean, SD) 3.807 0.557 3.756 0.665 3.840 0.474 −2.631b 0.009
Depressive symptoms 4 (1, 7) 4 (1, 8) 3 (1, 6) 3.791a < 0.001
  1. N.B. IQR Interquartile range; a: Mann-Whitney test, b: t test