Table 4

 Current psychological functioning across infant gestational age in fathers only

NICU (n = 30)NICU (n = 53)NICU (n = 97)Control (n = 80)p Value
<33 weeks33–35 weeks36–42 weeks36–42 weeks
Values are mean (SD).
HADS, Hospital anxiety and depression scale; EDPS, Edinburgh postnatal depression scale.
HADS
    Total score9.6 (6.4)8.5 (6.6)8.3 (6.7)6.2 (6.3)0.043
    Anxiety subscale6.0 (3.6)5.4 (3.7)5.1 (3.8)3.8 (3.5)0.012
    Depression subscale3.7 (3.7)3.1 (3.8)3.2 (3.9)2.4 (3.7)0.354
EPDS
    Total score6.1 (4.0)4.6 (4.1)4.3 (4.2)3.5 (4.0)0.020