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Table 2 Current characteristics of women and their children participating in a DNA methylation study

From: Exploring the effect of antenatal depression treatment on children’s epigenetic profiles: findings from a pilot randomized controlled trial

Current demographics CBT (n = 12) TAU (n = 11)
Mean (SD) BDI score 16.1 (13.3) 14.9 (11.2)
Mean (SD) BAI score 11.3 (8.9) 10.9 (10.2)
Mean (SD) maternal age in years 40.0 (4.9) 40.6 (4.7)
Antidepressant use, n (%) 2 (16.7) 6 (54.4)
Mean (SD) child age in years 5.7 (1.2) 5.9 (1.0)
Mean (SD) child birth weight in grams 3547 (332) 3520 (590)
Gender (boys) (%) 58.3 63.6
Birth location (%)
 - Australia 81.8 80.0
 - Other 18.2 20.0
Marital status (%)
 - Married 66.7 54.4
 - De Facto 8.3 18.2
 - Separated 8.3 18.2
 - Single 16.7 9.1
Highest level of education (%)
 - Did not finish school
 - High School 27.3
 - Certificate Level/Apprenticeship 8.3 9.1
 - Advanced Diploma 8.3 -
 - Bachelor degree 25.0 9.1
 - Graduate diploma/certificate 41.7 18.2
 - Postgraduate Degree 16.7 36.4
Income (%)
 - Up to $ 20,000 18.2
 - $ 20,001–$ 40,000 8.3 18.2
 - $ 40,001–$ 60,000 9.1
 - $ 60,001–$ 80,000 8.3 9.1
 - > $ 80,001 83.3 45.5
 - Do not wish to divulge
Smokinga (%) 8.3 9.1
Alcoholb (%) 58.3 27.3
  1. CBT cognitive behavioral therapy, TAU treatment as usual
  2. a,bDefined as “currently consuming one or more alcoholic units per week or smoking one or more cigarettes per week”