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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
Hanging reflex
Our Classification
Distribution
N day 1 all:4196,  1a:20,6%,   1b:0,3%,   2a:0,2%,   2b:0,2%,   2c:0,2%,   2d:0,2%,   3:7,3%,   4:71,1%
N day 5 all:4081,   1:18,9%,   2:0,1%,   3:9,3%,   4:71,7%
Operationalization
Hanging reflex in the first days after birth as reported in medical file
1a: bilateral extension
1b: no movement
2a: right only flexion
2b: right only extension
2c: left only flexion
2d: left only extension
3:  bilateral,both moving
4:  bilateral flexion
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:
1a:Mt=7.71   1:7.73
1b:Mt=6.54   
2a:Mt=8.61   2:5.50
2b:Mt=8.21   
2c:Mt=7.78
2d:Mt=8.80
3: Mt=7.73   3:7.79
4: Mt=7.74   4:7.71
A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a rs = +.00 ns day 1 A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a rs = -.01 p < .00 day 5 O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e DMt = ± day 1:       day 5:
1a:Mt=7.39   1:7.38
1b:Mt=7.41   
2a:Mt=8.61   2:5.50
2b:Mt=8.21
2c:Mt=8.05
2d:Mt=8.93
3: Mt=7.41   3:7.60
4: Mt=7.41   4:7.26
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e rs = -.05 p < .00 day 1 O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e rs = -.02 ns day 5 O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha DMt = ± day 1:       day 5:
1a:Mt=7.00   1:7.03
1b:Mt=5.78  
2a:Mt=8.05   2:8.05
2b:Mt=7.50   
2c:Mt=6.95
2d:Mt=8.21
3: Mt=7.09   3:7.00
4: Mt=7.00   4:7.03
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha rs = -.00 ns day 1 O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha rs = +.00 ns day 5