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Table 4 Hospital anxiety and depression scale

From: Feasibility and acceptability of regular weighing, setting weight gain limits and providing feedback by community midwives to prevent excess weight gain during pregnancy: randomised controlled trial and qualitative study

  Usual care Intervention
  n Mean (sd) n Mean (sd)
Anxiety:       
 12 weeks 34 5.4 3.4 39 4.8 2.8
 28 weeks 23 6.4 3.5 31 4.7 2.7
 38 weeks 24 5.7 3.0 20 4.4 2.7
 Postnatal 24 5.7 3.0 20 4.4 2.7
Depression:       
 12 weeks 34 2.8 2.4 40 3.1 2.5
 28 weeks 24 4.8 3.3 31 3.4 2.6
 38 weeks 24 5.4 3.4 20 3.8 2.7
 Postnatal 24 5.4 3.4 20 3.8 2.7
HADS score:       
 12 weeks 34 8.2 5.0 39 7.9 5.0
 28 weeks 23 11.0 6.2 31 8.2 4.4
 38 weeks 24 11.1 5.7 19 8.5 4.6
 Postnatal 27 7.7 4.9 24 7.6 3.9
  1. 12 weeks refers to baseline assessment