Table 3

Patient characteristics (obtained at first trimester of pregnancy) associated with parenting difficulty at 12 weeks postpartum (n=123): multivariate logistic regression model for high parenting disability

High parenting disability (13–25 domains of the Parenting Disability Index affected)
OR (95% CI)
OR (95% CI)
Age, years1.05 (0.95–1.17)0.99
DAS28CRP ≥3.2 in the 1st trimester of pregnancy1.50 (1.08–2.09)0.0151.68 (0.71–3.96)0.23
High HAQ score (>0.625) in the 1st trimester of pregnancy4.86 (2.21–10.66)<0.0014.54 (1.99–10.34)<0.001
Disease duration, years1.05 (0.99–1.12)0.11
Already having children ≥11.44 (0.69–2.99)0.33
Social economic status (years of education)0.90 (0.79–1.03)0.12
Presence of erosive disease2.13 (0.98–4.59)0.0552.32 (1.00–5.35)0.049
  • DAS28CRP, Disease Activity Score 28-joint count C reactive protein; HAQ, Health Assessment Questionnaire.