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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
Mother's rejection of pregnancy
Our Classification
Operationalization
Report in medical file on acceptance of a pregnancy from which subject was born
1: firmly wanted
2: wanted
3: not unwanted
4: unwanted (no use of contraceptives)
5: unwanted (failed use of contraceptives)
6: made abortion-attempt

b:Wanted or unwanted
1: wanted (1+2)
2: unwanted (5+6)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a DMt = ± 1: Mt=7.68
2: Mt=7.76
3: Mt=7.80
4: Mt=7.78
5: Mt=7.38
6: Mt=7.71
All=  7.73
A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a G = +.00 ns A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a DMt = - b: wanted (1+2) vs unwanted (5+6)
1: Mt=7.74
2: Mt=7.57
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e DMt = ± 1: Mt=7.41
2: Mt=7.38
3: Mt=7.43
4: Mt=7.46
5: Mt=7.23
6: Mt=7.20
All=  7.40
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e G = -.01 ns O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e DMt = - b: wanted (1+2) vs unwanted (5+6)
1: Mt=7,39
2: Mt=7,21
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha DMt = ± 1: Mt=7.03
2: Mt=7.04
3: Mt=7.58
4: Mt=7.04
5: Mt=6.63
6: Mt=6.90
All=  7.00
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha G = -.03 ns O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha DMt = - b: wanted (1+2) vs unwanted (5+6)
1: Mt=7,03
2: Mt=6.79