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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
Moro reflex shortly after birth
Our Classification
Remarks
This reflex is a response to unexpected loud noise.The primary significance of this reflex is in evaluating integration of the central nervous system
Distribution
N all 1:4209,   1:3,5%,   2a:0,5%,   2b:0,2%,  3:16,3%,   4:6,8%,   5:70,9%,  
N all 5:4078,   1:2,7%,    2a:0,3%,   2b:0,2%,    3:13,0%,   4:1,6%,   5:80,2%,
Operationalization
Moro reflex shortly after birth as reported in medical file
1: cannot elicit, despite relaxation
2a: weakly expressed, leg movements alone
2b: weakly expressed, arm movements alone
3: all extremities moving slightly
4: atypical
5: 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=7.74        1:7.55
    2a: Mt=7.50      2a:9.29
    2b: Mt=5.94      2b:7.86
3:  Mt=7.75        3:7.71
4:  Mt=7.75        4:8.10
5:  Mt=7.74        5:7.71
A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a rs = +.00 ns day 1 A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a rs = -.01 ns day 5 O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e DMt = ± day 1              day 5
1:  Mt=7.39        1:7.05
    2a: Mt=6.98      2a:8.58
    2b: Mt=5.94      2b:7.50
3:  Mt=7.39        3:7.65
4:  Mt=7.43        4:7.48
5:  Mt=7.41        5:7.40
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e rs = +.00 ns day 1 O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e rs = -.01 ns day 5 O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha DMt = ± day 1              day 5        
1:  Mt=6.83        1:6.79
    2a: Mt=6.71      2a:7.68
    2b: Mt=6.25      2b:6.79
3:  Mt=7.01        3:7.08
4:  Mt=7.00        4:7.14  
5:  Mt=7.01        5:7.01
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha rs = -.00 ns day 1 O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha rs = -.00 ns day 5