Prevalence and Risk Factors of Antenatal Depression among Omani Women in a Primary Care Setting: Cross-sectional study.

  title={Prevalence and Risk Factors of Antenatal Depression among Omani Women in a Primary Care Setting: Cross-sectional study.},
  author={Mohammed Al-Azri and Iman Al-Lawati and Raya Al-Kamyani and Maisa Hamed Al-Kiyumi and Aisha Al-Rawahi and Robin Davidson and Abdullah Al-Maniri},
  journal={Sultan Qaboos University medical journal},
  volume={16 1},
OBJECTIVES This study aimed to identify the prevalence of antenatal depression and the risk factors associated with its development among Omani women. No previous studies on antenatal depression have been conducted in Oman. METHODS This descriptive cross-sectional study was carried out between January and November 2014 in Muscat, Oman. Pregnant Omani women ≥32 gestational weeks who were attending one of 12 local primary care health centres in Muscat for routine antenatal care were invited to… 

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