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Table 4 Frequency of cited comments at baseline (6 weeks post-natal), with associated MGI scores

From: The feasibility and acceptability of using the Mother-Generated Index (MGI) as a Patient Reported Outcome Measure in a randomised controlled trial of maternity care

   Step 2 scores Step 3 scores
  Comments Mean SD Range Mean SD Range
Partner 364 8.4 1.8 0–10 2.7 2.0 0–12
Baby 296 9.0 1.7 2–10 2.4 2.4 0–12
Extended Family 267 8.5 1.7 0–10 2.2 2.2 0–10
Friends 189 7.1 2.0 2–10 2.5 1.7 0–9
Career/Work 144 5.8 2.4 0–10 3.1 2.4 0–12
Becoming a Mother/Family 142 8.9 1.4 3–10 2.6 2.1 0–11
Health/Wellbeing (Self) 137 6.2 2.5 0–10 3.5 2.4 0–12
House/Home Issues 124 6.6 2.1 0–10 3.1 2.5 0–12
Money 102 5.7 2.1 1–10 4.1 2.5 0–12
Transition: Preparation & Planning 23 6.5 2.4 1–10 3.1 1.8 1–6
Animals/Pets 16 7.0 2.9 0–10 3.3 2.6 0–9
Education 12 5.2 2.7 1–10 5.2 3.7 1–12
Health/Wellbeing (Others) 7 4.9 2.2 2–8 4.7 3.7 1–12
Faith/Religion 5 8.4 1.4 7–10 3.8 1.9 2–7
Other 33 6.2 3.2 0–10 3.4 2.8 1–12