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Table 3 Response distribution at two and six months n = 695

From: Maternal confidence after birth in at-risk and not-at-risk mothers: internal and external validity of the Danish version of the Karitane Parenting Confidence Scale (KPCS)

Response 2 months all 6 months all
0 1 2 3 Mean 0 1 2 3 Mean
1. Feeding baby 2 1 13 679 2.97 0 3 20 672 2.96
2. Settling baby 0 1 44 650 2.93 0 0 17 678 2.98
3. Establishing good sleep routine 1 44 244 406 2.52 2 34 214 445 2.59
4. Knowing what to do when baby cries 0 5 125 565 2.81 2 0 57 636 2.91
5. Understanding baby’s signals 0 6 242 447 2.63 1 7 170 517 2.73
6. Soothing baby when distressed 1 1 80 613 2.88 0 0 27 668 2.96
7. Playing with baby 0 10 138 547 2.77 0 7 104 584 2.83
8. Handling cold or minor illness 11 64 307 313 2.33 1 12 190 492 2.69
9. Confidence in support from partner 1 7 76 611 2.87 1 10 89 595 2.84
10. Baby is doing well 0 8 70 617 2.88 1 0 34 660 2.95
11. Making decisions about care of baby 0 2 44 649 2.93 0 0 18 677 2.97
12. Being a mother/father is very stressful 14 247 223 211 1.91 13 218 265 199 1.94
13. Feel doing a good job as mother/father 1 7 119 568 2.80 0 2 91 602 2.86
14. Other people believe doing a good job 0 0 29 666 2.96 0 0 29 666 2.96
15. Feel sure about support from others 0 3 65 627 2.90 0 4 85 606 2.87
  1. Responses: 0: No, hardly ever; 1: No, not very often; 2: Yes, some of the time; 3: Yes, most of the time