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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
Muscle tone shortly after birth
Our Classification
Remarks
see also: muscle tone after 1 year
Distribution
N day 1 all:4235,    1:79,5%;   2a:0,5%,   2b:0,4%;   2c:3,8%;   2d:0,7%;   2e:10,4%
N day 5 all:4135,   1:80,9%,   2a:0,5%,   2b:1,1%,   2c:1,0%;   2d:1,8%,   2e:1,0%
Operationalization
Muscle tone shortly after birth as reported in medical file
1: normal
2: one of the following:
   2a: side sifferences
   2b:clearly reduced, arms or legs
   2c:increased, arms or legs
   2d: clearly reduced all extremities
   2e: increased all extremities
Assesed at day 1 and day 5

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a DMt = - day 1         day 5
1: Mt=7.74    1: 7.73
2: Mt=7.71    2: 7.57
   2a:Mt=7.13    2a:7.14
   2b:Mt=8.24    2b:7.61
   2c:Mt=7.84    2c:8.09
   2d:Mt=7.74    2d:7.54
   2e:Mt=7.68    2e:7.26
A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a rs = -.01 p < .439 day 1 A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a rs = -.01 p < .752 day 5 O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e DMt = - day 1         day 5
1: Mt=7.44    1: 7.41
2: Mt=7.35    2: 7.29
   2a:Mt=7.00    2a:6.66
   2b:Mt=8.09    2b:7.68
   2c:Mt=7.38    2c:7.61
   2d:Mt=7.26    2d:7.23
   2e:Mt=7.34    2e:6.98
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e rs = -.03 p < .071 day 1 O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e rs = -.00 p < .802 day 5 O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha DMt = - day 1          day 5
1: Mt=7.04     1: 7.09
2: Mt=6.91     2: 6.95
   2a:Mt=7.35     2a:7.21
   2b:Mt=6.85     2b:6.86
   2c:Mt=7.00     2c:6.43
   2d:Mt=6.78     2d:6.93
   2e:Mt=7.04     2e:7.01
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha rs = -.03 p < .076 day 1 O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha rs = -.01 p < .753 day 5