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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
Sucking reflex shortly after birth
Our Classification
Distribution
N day 1 all:4186,   1a:3,3%,   2a:13,4%,   3a:83,3%
N day 5 all:4090,   1b:0,5%,   2b:4,0%,   3b:95,5%
Operationalization
Sucking reflex shortly after birth as reported in medical file
1: no sucking
2: weak
3: normal
Assessed 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=7.75      1:7.50
2:Mt=7.80      2:7.83
3:Mt=7.73      3:7.71
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e DMt = ± day 1           day 5
1: Mt=7.43     1:7.16
2: Mt=7.49     2:7.35
3: Mt=7.40     3:7.41
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha DMt = ± day 1           day 5
1: Mt=6.85     1:7.60
2: Mt=7.06     2:6.81
3: Mt=7.01     3:7.04