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Table 2 Spearman correlations among NICU variables and maternal IES-R subscales

From: Impact of psychological distress and psychophysical wellbeing on posttraumatic symptoms in parents of preterm infants after NICU discharge

Follow-up Maternal Avoidance Maternal Intrusion Maternal Hyperarousal Maternal Total score
NICU
Sight & Sounds m .449* .480* .380 .453*
Inf. Look & Behaviour m .681** .543* .464* .674**
Parental role m .585** .418 .306 .497*
PSS: NICU total score m .584** .532* .337 .571**
Social activity m −.577** −.600** −.532* −.658**
Role Emotional m −.442 −.564** −.619** −.544*
MCS m −.436 −.516* −.592** −.566**
Social activity f −.506* −.453* −.342 −.439
Mental Health f −.421 −.616** −.283 −.408
Vitality f −.403 −.507* −.312 −.354
MCS f −.359 −.469* −.191 −.273
SAS m .486* .527* .314 .382
  1. m = mother referred; f = father referred; *p < .05; **p < .01