Correlational findings

Study Ventegodt (1997): study DK 1993

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


Authors's label
Medication of mother shortly before birth
Our Classification
Mother's mediocation shortly before giving birth as reported in medical file
1: no medication within 6 hours before birth
2: one of the following medications:
   2b: opium alkaoids
   2c: synthetic morphine
   2d: algospasmum (relaxant not available  in U.S.)
   2e: avacon/ecpsin (relaxant of uterus -  also not available in U.S.)
   2f: barbiturates
   2g: largactil and similar(chlorpromazine)
   2h: apresolin/serpecil and similar(reduction of blood pressure)
   2i: other

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a DMt = 0 1:  Mt=7.76
2:  Mt=7.76
2b: Mt=8.21
2c: Mt=7.74
2d: Mt=7.75
2e: Mt=7.61
2f: Mt=7.79
2g: Mt=7.93
2h: Mt=7.79
2i: Mt=7.83
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e DMt = + 1:  Mt=7.41
2:  Mt=7.43
2b: Mt=7.98
2c: Mt=7.38
2d: Mt=7.61
2e: Mt=7.24
2f: Mt=7.40
2g: Mt=7.59
2h: Mt=7.69
2i: Mt=7.54
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha DMt = - 1:  Mt=7.03
2:  Mt=7.01
2b: Mt=7.26
2c: Mt=6.99
2d: Mt=6.93
2e: Mt=6.89
2f: Mt=7.08
2g: Mt=6.90
2h: Mt=6.83
2i: Mt=7.06