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Correlational findings

Study Ventegodt (1997): study DK 1993

Public:
31-33 aged, born at the university hospital, Denmark, 1993
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 4626
Non Response:
36%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Data were taken from the medical files of mothers and their babies

Correlate

Authors's label
Being adopted
Our Classification
Operationalization
Situation at age 1 as reported in medical file
1: not adopted at 1 year(=biological child)
2: adopted
   2a: adopted trough National Council
   2b: privately adopted

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a DMt = + 1:  Mt=7.74
2:  Mt=7.81
2a: Mt=7.89
2b: Mt=7.58
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e DMt = - 1:  Mt=7.41
2:  Mt=7.23
2a: Mt=7.15
2b: Mt=7.09
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha DMt = - 1:  Mt=7.03
2:  Mt=6.84
2a: Mt=6.88
2b: Mt=6.74