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Table 2 Type of antidepressant used and prevalence of antidepressant use in each trimester

From: Association between antidepressant use during pregnancy and autism spectrum disorder in children: a retrospective cohort study based on Japanese claims data

  Prevalence of antidepressant use in each trimestera), n (%)
All First Second Third
Type of antidepressant
 All types 195 187 72 58
 SSRIs 152 (77.9) 145 (77.5) 62 (86.1) 48 (82.8)
 SNRIs 10 (5.6) 10 (5.3) 3 (4.2) 3 (5.2)
 Other 50 (25.6) 49 (26.2) 15 (20.8) 13 (22.4)
  1. Abbreviations: SSRI selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, SNRIs serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
  2. a)The 9 months prior to the birth month of the child were divided into 3 × 3-month intervals, namely the first, second, and third trimesters.