Table 5

Testing of construct validity of dimensions against depression, breast feeding, best educational level attained, social class of head of household, place of delivery, parity, whether labour induced, mode of delivery, labour complications and age

DimensionsPlace of deliverycParitycLabour inducedcMode of deliverycLabour complicationscAgeaDepressionaBreast feedingbEducational level attainedbSocial classb
*p<0.01; **p<0.001 (see text for details).
aPearson correlation coefficient; bSpearman rho; cone way analysis of variance.
Professional support*****
Home assessment**
Holding baby****
Husband support***
Pain in labour*****
Pain after labour******
Knowing carer********
General satisfaction***