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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
Institutionalized residence in first year of life
Our Classification
Distribution
N 1 all:4345,   1a:3,4%,   1b:1,2%,   1c:86,4%,
N 2 all:4379,  2a:1,2%,   2b:4,7%,   2c:82,5%,  
N 3 all:4087,   3a:1,0%,   3b:2,2%,   3c:82,9%,
Operationalization
Institutionalized residence in first year of life as reported in medical file
(1)24 hour residence in an institution
(2)day care (institution)
(3)day care(private home)
a: more than 4 months in the first half year
b: more than 4 months in the second half year
c: time unknown but either institutionalized or in a foster home

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a DMt = ± 24 hour       day institution  day private     
a: Mt=7.90       a:7.88        a:7.21
b: Mt=7.75       b:7.68        b:7.61
c: Mt=7.74       c:7.75        c:7.75
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e DMt = ± 24 hour       day institution  day private     
a: Mt=7.33       a:7.50        a:6.75
b: Mt=7.40       b:7.50        b:7.55
c: Mt=7.41       c:7.41        c:7.41
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha DMt = ± 24 hour       day institution  day private   
a: Mt=6.95       a:7.36        a:6.75
b: Mt=7.00       b:7.36        b:7.18
c: Mt=7.03       c:7.03        c:7.04