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Table 3 Perceived Social Support by subscale and comparison with postpartum care attendance

From: Relationship between perceived social support and postpartum care attendance in three Latin American countries: a cross-sectional analytic study

Categories and measures Perceived Social Support Subscales
  Family Friends Significant Other Total
Total n 1190 1177 1190 1134
Perceived Social Support Standardized T-score Median 46.6 52.3 46.6 49.9
Perceived Social Support Categorical values Low - n (%) 675 (57.6) 523 (44.4) 613 (51.5) 586 (51.8)
High - n (%) 496 (42.4) 654 (55.6) 577 (47.5) 546 (48.2)
Received Postpartum Care n 974 964 974 925
Mean (SD) 50.6 (9.8) 50.3 (10.1) 50.6 (9.8) 50.6 (9.9)
Confidence Interval 49.9–51.2 49.6–50.9 49.9–51.2 49.9–51.3
Did not receive Postpartum Care n 206 203 206 199
Mean (SD) 47.1 (10.5) 48.4 (9.5) 47.1 (10.5) 47.1 (9.9)
Confidence Interval 45.7–48.6 47.12–49.8 45.7–48.6 45.7–48.5
Mean Square Between groups 1990.5 583.0 1990.5 1971.6
Within groups 98.6 99.6 98.6 98.5
ANOVA p 0.001 0.016 0.001 0.001