Correlational findings

Study Daly et al. (2014): study IE 2013

Participants support program for underprivileged pregnant women, Dublin, Ireland, 2013
Survey name:
Unnamed study
N = 102
Non Response:
Multiple methods
Face-to-face interviews using a laptop and a diary-form filled out by the respondents


Authors's label
Maternal-focused intervention
Our Classification
Eligible women randomly assigned to
0 controls group, who received the usual social support
1 treatment group, who additionally received the following treatment

Treatment aimed to improve the health and development of children, which involved:
-  twice monthly home visits by a mentor
-  during 5 years, from pregnancy until the children start school

Mentors aimed to support women by
- building a personal relation with them
- help them to improve parenting and problem solving
using role modelling, coaching, encouragement and feedback

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-ASA-md-mqr-n-7-a DM = + ns                        Mean score post teatment
Treatment group        3,01
Control group          2,84
-difference           +0,17
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-j DM = + ns                       Mean score post treatment
Treatment group        0,93
Control group          0,89
-difference           +0,04
A-ASA-md-mqr-n-7-a D%sr = +1,3 ns O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-j D%sr = +4 ns