Forty-seven percent of women who labored
in water and 66% of those receiving standard augmentation required epidural analgesia at some point; the difference, assessed through chi-square testing, was not statistically significant.
Inside the mine, the company's paternalist policies successfully created a stable and productive work force that labored
to fulfill work quotas and earn bonuses.
Those of German, Irish, and mixed nationality labored
extensively in the field, especially at corn harvest, and often took responsibility for the milking and some animal care.