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Table 3 Treatment preferences after Exploratory Factor Analysis by PPD status (means, standard deviations, t test)

From: Preferences for mental health treatment for post-partum depression among new mothers

 PPD mean (SD)Degree of preferenceWithout PPD
mean (SD)
Degree of preferencet (df = 998)
Treatment centers
 Private mental health practice2.55 (1.26)12.51 (.90)2.30
 Community treatment centers2.32 (.84)22.59 (0.90)1−2.71**
 Psychiatric clinics1.69 (.68)31.68 (.70)3.10
Type of professional
 Mental health professionals3.02 (1.35)12.95 (1.21)1.46
 Professionals in the community2.44 (.91)22.67 (1.06)2−1.94
 Paraprofessionals in the community2.42 (1.05)32.48 (1.11)3−.44
Mode of treatment
 Group interventions2.27 (.96)12.13 (1.01)21.24
 Personal psychotherapy2.25 (.65)22.31 (.63)1−.90
 Technology mediated interventions1.62 (.64)31.67 (.67)3−.58
  1. **p ≤ 0.01