Prenatal care visits and associated costs for treatment-seeking women with depressive disorders

Herng Ching Lin, Yen Ju Lin, Fei-Shiou Shiau, Chung Yi Li

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摘要

Objectives: This study aimed to determine whether a history of depressive disorders is associated with use and costs of prenatal care among pregnant women in Taiwan. Methods: Participants were mothers with singleton births between 2004 and 2006 (N=23,290), some of whom (N=614) had received care for depression in the year before conception but not during pregnancy. Results: The mean number of prenatal care visits was 8.50 and associated costs were $NT 51,187 for pregnant women with a history of depressive disorders and 9.17 visits and $NT 27,998, respectively, for those without such a history. After adjustment for age, monthly income, medical conditions, and obstetric complications, mothers with a history of depression were significantly less likely to receive prenatal care (relative risk=.94, 95% confidence interval=.92-.97, p

原文英語
頁(從 - 到)1261-1264
頁數4
期刊Psychiatric Services
60
發行號9
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 九月 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 精神病學和心理健康

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