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Correlational findings

Study Godoy-Izquierdo et al. (2009): study ES 2005

Public:
Pregnant women, Spain, 200?
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 196
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaires handed out in public and private health and maternal education centres and completed at the instant

Correlate

Authors's Label
Unwantedness of pregnancy
Our Classification
Remarks
Observed correlates of unwantedness (1st trim: 45,9%; 2nd trim: 40,5%; 3rd trim: 10,8%): younger than 30 (75,7%), in a stable (51,4%) or unestable (43,2%) relationship (no relationship: 5,4%), with university studies (27,9%), student (35,1%) or employed (29,7%), with family monthly income lower than 2000e (81,1%), no children (70,3%), healthy pregnancy (94,6%), none to moderate complaints (88,9%), good health (M= 7,6, SD= 1,6; only 1 women among those who did not wanted the pregnancy reported to be ill, with a gynecological non-severe condition) Abortion is legal in Spain
Distribution
1: 18,9%  2: 80,1%
Operationalization
Self-report on single question:
Is this pregnancy wanted by you?
1: No   
2: Yes

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-FH-c-sq-n-11-b DM = + p < .01 Unwanted   M= 6,84 SD= 1,72
Wanted     M= 7,67 SD= 1,59
difference:  +0,83
M-FH-c-sq-n-11-b d = .41 M-FH-g-sq-n-11-c DM = + ns Unwanted   M= 7,68 SD= 1,29
Wanted     M= 7,73 SD= 1,44
difference:  +0,05
M-FH-g-sq-n-11-c d = .03