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YOUTHSCAN U.K.
An Initiative of the International Centre for Child Studies
LIFE AND LEISURE
STUDENT SELF-COMPLETION QUESTIONNAIRE
CONFIDENTIAL
Director: Professor Neville Butler MD, FRCP, FRCOG, DCH International Centre for Child Studies
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Student's Surname

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Student's Forename(s)

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Sex

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Student's Home Address

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Name of school

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Date of Birth

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Today's Date

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TO THE STUDENT COMPLETING THIS FORM:
In this form we are asking your help in telling us about your views and opinions, and what you are doing and thinking. All the information you give will be treated in the strictest confidence. No names will be given out and this form will not be seen by anyone else.
If you should have any difficulty in filling in any part of this questionnaire, please consult the person at school who gave it to you.
"LIFE & LEISURE"
NOW PLEASE BEGIN YOUR ANSWERS
TV AND RADIO

People have all sorts of reasons for watching TV. In general, why do you do it? I watch TV:

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To help me relax
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To give me something to do
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To follow my special programmes
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To be sociable
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To get me out of homework
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To delay going to bed
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To get me out of an argument
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To get me out of having to think
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Any other reason (What ...)
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I don't watch television
Other

When and how often do you watch it? Early morning TV (before 9.00 am)

1
Most days
2
2-3 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Less than once a week
5
Rarely or never

When and how often do you watch it? Morning TV (9.00 am-12.00 pm)

1
Most days
2
2-3 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Less than once a week
5
Rarely or never

When and how often do you watch it? (12.00-2.00 pm)

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Most days
2
2-3 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Less than once a week
5
Rarely or never

When and how often do you watch it? (2.00-6.00 pm)

1
Most days
2
2-3 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Less than once a week
5
Rarely or never

When and how often do you watch it? Evening TV (6.00-9.00 pm)

1
Most days
2
2-3 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Less than once a week
5
Rarely or never

When and how often do you watch it? Evening TV (9.00-11.00 pm)

1
Most days
2
2-3 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Less than once a week
5
Rarely or never

When and how often do you watch it? Late night TV (11.00 pm - closedown)

1
Most days
2
2-3 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Less than once a week
5
Rarely or never

What are your three favourite weekly TV programmes? (Include chat shows, serials, soap operas, pop programmes etc.) 1st

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What are your three favourite weekly TV programmes? (Include chat shows, serials, soap operas, pop programmes etc.) 2nd

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What are your three favourite weekly TV programmes? (Include chat shows, serials, soap operas, pop programmes etc.) 3rd

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Please name your three favourite celebrities/media personalities (Include TV, Radio, Showbiz, Popstars, Sportsmen, other personalities) 1st

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Please name your three favourite celebrities/media personalities (Include TV, Radio, Showbiz, Popstars, Sportsmen, other personalities) 2nd

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Please name your three favourite celebrities/media personalities (Include TV, Radio, Showbiz, Popstars, Sportsmen, other personalities) 3rd

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How much of the TV you view consists of violent programmes? (such as crime/spy/torture/thriller/Westerns

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Most of it
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Quite a lot of it
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Not much of it
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Very little of it
5
None of it
If Most of it, Quite a lot of it, Not much of it or Very little of it to question A5
qc_A5 >= 1 && qc_A5 <= 4

List the particular programmes of this type which you enjoy in order of importance.

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Do you listen to the radio these days?

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YES
2
NO
If YES, please answer 6(a).
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For how long each day?

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Less than 1hr
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1hr but less than 2hrs
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2hrs but less than 3hrs
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3hrs but less than 4hrs
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4hrs but less than 5hrs
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5hrs or more

Which radio stations have you listened to in the last 7 days?

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Radio One
2
Radio Two
3
Radio Three
4
Radio Four
5
BBC Local Radio
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Commercial Radio
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Radio Luxembourg
8
Pirate Radio
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Others Which ones?
Other

What sort of radio programmes do you listen to?

1
Pop Music
2
News programmes
3
Talk programmes
4
Plays
5
Classical Music
6
Phone-ins

What other programmes do you listen to on the radio?

Other
Other 2
Other 3
Other 4

Shakespeare said "If music be the food of love, play on." How about you and music? Think back, how long did you listen to music of any sort last Saturday (include radio, video and all the ways listed in question A10 below.) I listened to music for

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Not at all
2
Less than 1hr
3
1hr
4
2hr
5
3hr
6
4hr
7
5hr
8
6hr
9
7hr or more

What are the sources of the music you listen to usually?

1
Walkman
2
Radio
3
Video
4
Compact disc
5
TV
6
Hi-fi
7
Record player
8
Live Concert
9
Disco/Party
10
Background only, at pub, cafe, etc.

What sort of music do you listen to usually?

1
Classical
2
Light music
3
Folk music
4
Disco
5
Reggae
6
Soul
7
Heavy Rock
8
Funk
9
Electric
10
Punk
11
Other Pop music
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Other What?
Other

When you listen to music how far do you turn up the volume?

1
As loud as I can
2
Moderately loud
3
Louder than speaking voice
4
Same as speaking voice
5
Soft
6
Can&#39;t say
LIFE AT SCHOOL

Have you had any changes of school since you left your Primary/Prep school?

1
NO change (same school) all the time)
2
YES one change
3
YES two changes
4
YES three changes
5
YES four or more changes
If YES, please answer 1(a) and (b) below:
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Give name and address of the last school you went to before the present one:

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Give dates that you attended that school: From ... till

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Pleae write down all the subjects that are on your timetable this year?

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Please write down all the subjects that are on your timetable this year? Please also RING the number(s) to indicate those you chose as options:

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Are there any subjects not on your timetable this year that you studied last year?

1
YES
2
NO
If YES,
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please write them down in 3(a) below.

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Looking back to before you started your present course whose views were taken into account as to which subjects you should study over these 2 years?

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School decided by themselves
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My parents and I were seen
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My parents were seen but not me
4
I was seen but not my parents

Were there any subjects you wanted to take but could not do so? (for example, because they were not available or couldn't be timetabled)

1
NO
2
YES
If YES, please answer 5(a) below:
qc_B5 == 2

List the subjects you couldn't take:

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Have you already taken any examinations, since September 1984? (Exclude any exams to be taken in Summer 1986 and exclude mock exams)

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YES
2
NO
If YES, please answer 6(a) below:
qc_B6 == 1
Please give the following details:
Subject taken - Grade obtained
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1 - CSEs

2 - &#39;O&#39;s

3 - A&#39;s/H&#39;s

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2 - &#39;O&#39;s

3 - A&#39;s/H&#39;s

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Any other exams taken? (please specify ...)

Other

Have you had any instruction in the use of computers? (e.g. the BBC micro, Sinclair, Apple etc.)

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YES at school
2
YES at work experience
3
YES at home
4
YES elsewhere
5
NO
If YES, please answer 7(a) below:
qc_B7 >= 1 && qc_B7 =< 4

What can you do now with computers:

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I can use teaching programmes
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I can programme
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I can play games
4
I can do other things What?
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I can&#39;t really do anything
Other
Have you got a practical (working) knowledge of any of the following skills?
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How to write an application form (for a job, for career, etc.)
How to get by at an interview
How to write a letter of application (job, course, etc.)
How to drive a car
How to ride a motorbike
How to understand information technology (eg word processors)
How to understand electronics
How to understand communications
How to give first aid
How to change plugs/fuses/bulbs etc (electrical)
How to get a healthy diet
How to do woodwork/metalwork
How to wash clothes
How to sew and mend
Since September 1984 have you taken part in any of the following activities arranged by school?
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Concerts, plays
Excursions, day trips
Holidays
Field Courses
Clubs/Societies
Charitable activities

Since September 1984 have you taken part in any of the following activities arranged by school? Other/what

2
YES in this school year
3
YES only in last school year
If Field Courses, Clubs/Societies or Charitable activities to question B9 Please answer 9(a) below.
qc_B9_a-f == 4 || qc_B9_a-f == 5 || qc_B9_a-f == 6

Please tell us which courses/clubs/activities you have been to since September 1984

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Have you done any visits in the local community organised by your school since September 1984? (Include working with the elderly, with young children, with the handicapped etc..)

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YES I have
2
NO I haven&#39;t
If YES answer 10(a) & (b)
qc_B10 == 1

How many times have you been?

How many

What did you do?

1
I helped/visited hospitals
2
I visited/helped elderly people
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I helped with nurseries/playgroups
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I visited community care centres or homes
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I helped with handicapped people
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Other things What?
Other
If NO answer 10(c)
qc_B10 == 2

Why haven't you been?

1
Facility was not available
2
Did not want to
3
Other reason(s) What?
Other

Please could you tell us what you have usually done at dinner time during the Easter/Spring Term 1986?

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Gone out of school alone (not home)
2
Gone out of school with friends
3
Played an outdoor sport/game
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Gone to school club/activity
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Done homework/read book
6
Wandered about in school grounds with friends
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Done a school &#39;duty&#39;
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Other things

Do you think that people of your age should be allowed to stay away from school if they don't want to go?

1
YES, I do think so
2
NO, I don&#39;t think so
3
CAN&#39;T SAY

Have you stayed away from school at all since September 1985, for reasons other than illness, when you should have been there?

1
YES, I have
2
NO, I haven&#39;t
3
I am a boarder
If YES, please answer 13(a) and 13(b) below.
qc_B13 == 1

Why did you stay away from school?

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I was fed up with school
2
I had to help at home
3
I wanted to do something special away from school
4
I had some other reason (What? ...)
Other

For how long did you stay away?

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Odd days
2
As much as a week
3
More than once a week and up to 2 week
4
More than 2 weeks and up to 4 weeks
5
Over a month
Below is a list of things that some people of your age have said about how they feel about school. (Read each carefully and say whether it is true in your case)
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1 - Very true

2 - Partly true

3 - Not true at all

I feel school is largely a waste of time
I am quiet in the classroom and get on with my work
I think homework is a bore
I find it difficult to keep my mind on my work
I never take work seriously
I don&#39;t like school
I think there is no point in planning for the future you should take things as they come
I am always willing to help the teacher

Have you been entered for any exams or certificates for this summer term?

1
YES
2
NO
If YES, please answer 15(a) below:
qc_B15 == 1
Please write down the subjects concerened, specify which exams (tick box) or certificates (write in space provided)
Subject Exam(s) entered for Certificates entered for: (eg RSA, TVEI....)
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2 - &#39;O&#39;

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4 - &#39;H&#39;

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Since September 1984 have you attended any timetabled classes at which careers have been discussed?

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YES
2
NO
If YES answer 16(a) and 16(b) below:
qc_B16 == 1

Please say how many classes you have attended this school year

How many

Please say how many classes you have attended last school year

How many

Did you find them helpful?

1
YES, very helpful
2
YES, quite helpful
3
NO, not very helpful
4
NO, not helpful at all

Apart from the above, have you, since September 1984 been present at any meetings/classes at school in which careers/jobs were discussed?

1
YES
2
NO
3
DON&#39;T KNOW
If YES, please answer 17(a) and 17(b) below:
qc_B17 == 1

How many this school year?

How many

How many last school year?

How many

Since September 1984, has anyone come in from OUTSIDE SCHOOL to talk to you about careers/jobs etc?

1
YES
2
NO
3
DON&#39;T KNOW
If YES, answer 18(a), 18(b), and 18(c) below:
qc_B18 == 1

How many times this school year?

How many

How many times last school year?

How many

Who gave the talks?

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Were they helpful?

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YES, very helpful
2
YES, quite helpful
3
NO, not very helpful
4
NO, not helpful at all

Since September 1984 have you had any personal contact with a teacher to discuss your career/job/further education? (Exclude career lessons entered above)

1
YES
2
NO
If YES, please answer 19(a) and 19(b) below:
qc_B19 == 1

Who did you see?

1
Careers teacher
2
Form teacher/tutor
3
Year Head
4
Other teacher (Who?)
Other

Where were you?

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On my own
2
With my parents
3
Somewhere else (Where?)
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Since September 1984, which of the following has your school arranged for you?
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Information at school about choice of work, YTS, or further education
Information from Careers Officer (Guidance Officer Scotland) about addresses of employers, colleges of further education or YTS managing agents)
Interview(s) with a Careers Officer (Guidance Officer Scotland) about careers guidance
Since September 1984, have you visited from school any of the following?
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An office, factory or other workplace
A college of further education as part of a Link Cause
Another school for one or more timetabled class

Since September 1984, have you taken part in any work experience arranged by the school?

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YES
2
NO
If YES answer 22(a), 22(b) and 22(c) below:
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How many different work experience schemes have you been on?

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2
2
3
3 or more
Please describe the type of firm, work done and time spent (in days)
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Have you found the opportunity useful in your career planning?

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YES
2
NO
3
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Since September 1984 who has helped/advised you about jobs/careers/further education? I have been helped by:
A Tick all that apply B Number as 1, 2, 3

1 - Tick

Help

1 - Tick

Help
Friends
Employment agency
Parent(s)
Sister/Brother
Other member(s) of my family
Careers Officer (Guidance Officer Scotland)
Careers teacher (Guidance teacher Scotland)
Other teacher(s) at school
Staff of further education college
School Library
Other person Who?

Since September 1984 who has helped/advised you about jobs/careers/further education? I have been helped by: Other person Who?

Other

During this school year were your parents invited to discuss your future with the school?

1
YES they were
2
NO
If YES, please answer 24(a)
qc_B24 == 1

Did your parents go?

1
YES
2
NO
3
DON&#39;T KNOW
Summing up, to what extent has the school helped you to plan your future? Has school informed you about:
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The choices for futher education
The qualifications you need for jobs/careers
The opportunities under Youth Training Schemes
The choices and prospects of employment
Schemes for unemployed young people

Thinking back on the subjects you have taken, how many do you think will be useful for the future?

1
All are useful
2
Some are useful
3
Many are not useful
Now, please answer 26(a), 26(b), 26(c), below:

LIST THE 3 MOST USEFUL

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LIST THE 3 LEAST USEFUL

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LIST ANY OTHERS YOU WISH YOU HAD TAKEN

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Nearly everyone of your age has some sort of idea of what they will want to do in life. Here is a list of types of jobs/careers/professions for which various amounts of training are necessary. How about your choice(s)?
A Tick one box for first choice B Tick all others you might do

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1 - Tick

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Professional (needing a degree)
Managerial/Nursing/Teaching
Trained clerical (e.g. bank clerk)
Administrative - office work
Worker on farm/agriculture/fishing industry
Craftsman/designer - making or designing small individual objects
Maintenance worker - repairs and service
Processing worker - computing, information technology
Food industry/restaurant worker
Salesman/representative/shop worker
Health worker
Transport worker
Worker in manufacturing assembling products or goods
Service work - cleaning/dishwashing
HM Forces
Job not included above (what? ... )
Can&#39;t decide
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Do you have any hobby or hobbies?

1
YES
2
NO
If YES, please answer 1(a) (b) and 1(c) below.
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How many hours a week do you normally spend on your hobby/hobbies? On my hobbies I spend about

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less than 1 hr
2
2 hrs
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3 hrs
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4 hrs
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5 hrs
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6 hrs
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7 hrs
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8 hrs
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9 hrs or more

Does your main hobby fit into any of the broad groups below?

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Artistic, eg drawing, photography
2
Making things, eg model planes, pottery
3
Collecting things, eg stamps
4
Musical activity
5
An outdoor activity, eg football, fishing
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Cooking
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Keeping (or training) animals or birds
8
Something else What?
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What do you actually do, in the course of your hobbies? Main hobby

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What do you actually do, in the course of your hobbies? Other hobby/hobbies

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Do you support a particular football club? (Include Football League clubs, Amateur League clubs, but not school neighbourhood football).

1
YES
2
NO
If YES,
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which one do you support?

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Have you been to a soccer football match in the last 12 months?

1
YES, to League Match
2
YES, to Amateur Match
3
No, to neither
If YES, please answer 3a) 3b) and 3c) below:
qc_C3 == 1 || qc_C3 == 2

How often have you been this season?

1
About once a week
2
About once a month
3
Less than monthly
4
Once or twice only

Do you usually go to:

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Home matches
2
Away matches by car
3
Away matches by coach
4
Away matches by other transport
Who do you usually go with?
Home Matches Away Matches

1 - Tick

1 - Tick

1 - Tick

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I go and stay alone
I go and meet up with other people
I go with my family
I go with friends

Have you actually ever seen or been involved in any disturbances in a football crowd?

1
YES, seen a disturbance
2
YES been involved
3
NEVER seen/been involved
4
Not been to a football match
If YES, please answer 4a below:
qc_C4 == 1 || qc_C4 == 2

Could you say what happened?

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Which of the following do you think are causes of football violence?

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Overcrowding
2
Crowds standing and pushing
3
Opposing and home fans getting mixed up
4
Drink (alcohol)
5
High unemployment rates
6
Boredom among fans
7
A few who are out to make trouble
8
Bad example given by some footballers
9
Too much sensationalism by press/TV
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Long time in queues to get in

Which of the following do you think would be useful measures to improve matters?

1
Ban alcohol at matches
2
Search everyone for &quot;weapons&quot;
3
Bring in more police
4
Seperate home and away supporters
5
Ban away supporters
6
Ticket-only matches
7
Build family enclosures
8
Provision of more seating
9
Tougher sentences for offenders
10
Provide jobs for young people
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Seperate entrances/exits for home/away fans

What do you think are the really important problems and ways of dealing with football violence? Write here:

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Which of the following describes how you feel about your spare time?
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I usually find plenty of enjoyable things to do in my spare time
I spend most of my spare time at my home or a friend&#39;s house
Where I live I don&#39;t feel it&#39;s safe for people like me to be out and about on the streets
I don&#39;t usually have enough money to do what I like
I am often bored and don&#39;t know what to do
Anything is better than staying at home, even if there&#39;s nowhere special to go

Do you have a shared interest with your mother/father on which you spend up to several hours a week?

1
YES, share interest(s) with Mother only
2
YES, share interest(s) with Father only
3
YES, share interest(s) with both
4
NO shared interest with either
If YES, please answer 9a below:
qc_C9 == 1 || qc_C9 == 2 || qc_C9 == 3

What is it?

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Have you ever taken part in any of the following spare-time activities? (Do not include anything if you were paid).
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Babysitting for younger brothers and sisters
Babysitting elsewhere
Helping old people
Voluntary conservation work (helping with nature)
Helping single parents

Have you ever taken part in any of the following spare-time activities? (Do not include anything if you were paid). Other voluntary activities in the community (What? ...)

1
Never or hardly ever
2
Sometimes
3
Often
Other

Is there some spare-time activity which does not exist in your area, that you would like to see introduced, so that you could take part?

1
YES
2
NO
If YES, please answer 11a below:
qc_C11 == 1

Please describe

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Have you in the past 12 months, had any instruction in any of the following?
At School Outside School

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Self defence
Swimming
Dancing
Music
Drama/Speech
Dressmaking
Shorthand
Typing
Aerobics/Keep fit
None of these
Other things (What? ... )

Have you in the past 12 months, had any instruction in any of the following? (What? ... )

Other

Have you read a book(s) for pleasure in the past 4 weeks?

1
YES
2
NO
If YES, please answer 13(a) and (b) below
qc_C13 == 1

What books?

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Novels
2
Modern Sci-Fi
3
Books about hobbies/interests/pets
4
Biographies
5
Historical books
6
Other type of book (What? ... )
Other

Can you remember what any of them were called?

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Here are some reasons people give for not reading more books than they do. Tell us which of these might be true in your case.

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Usually too busy with other things
2
Don&#39;t find books very interesting
3
Interested but no library available nearby
4
Too few books in the house
5
Don&#39;t find reading easy
6
I have and read plenty of books
7
Other reason (What? ... )
Other

Have you read any of the following magazines in the past 4 weeks?

1
Just 17
2
Blue Jeans
3
Patches
4
Super Bike
5
What Bike
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Bike
7
Street Machine
8
True Romances
9
Over 21
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My Guy
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Shoot
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Radio Times
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TV Times
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Honey
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Motor Cycle Sport
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Marvel, Beano, other comics

Have you read any of the following magazines in the past 4 weeks? Any other magazines

Other
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The type of clothes young people wear can be very important. For what reasons do you choose your clothes?

1
Cheapness
2
Fun
3
Fashion
4
Comfort
5
Sex appeal
6
Other reason (What? ... )
Other

Do you do anything to the colour of your hair?

1
YES
2
NO
If YES, please answer 17a below.
qc_C17 == 1

What do you do?

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Bleaching
2
Highlighting
3
Colouring
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Something else (What? ... )
Other
How often do you wear jewellery or make-up, if at all?
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I wear make-up
I wear jewellery

Do you use any form of scent or aftershave?

1
YES
2
NO
If YES, please answer 19(a) below.
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What brand do you usually use?

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About how much did you spend last night on the following?
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Make-up/Toiletries
Clothes
Hairdressing
Jewellery
Shoes

Do you and your friends play cards for money?

1
YES
2
NO
If YES, please answer 21(a).
qc_C21 == 1

What is the most you have lost? £ ... p

How many
Pence in pound

What is the most you have won? £ ... p

How many
Pence in pound

Did you take any exercise last Saturday?

1
YES
2
NO
If YES, please answer 22(a) below:
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What were you doing last Saturday?
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Walking over 1 mile
Running/jogging over 1 mile
Bicycling over 1 mile
Swimming 4 lengths or over
Dancing (disco)
Exercise/Keep Fit class

What were you doing last Saturday? Indoor sport(s) (What? ...)

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What were you doing last Saturday? Outdoor sports(s) (What? ...)

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Tick
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What were you doing last Saturday? Other form of exercise (What? ...)

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Tick
Other
Different areas in Britain provide more or less facilities recreation for young people. We would like to know how it is for you?

Have you been to a sports centre or a community centre in the past 12 months?

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YES to Sports Centre only
2
YES to Community Centre only
3
YES to both
4
NO to both
5
NO to both, though went before 12 months ago to one or the other
If YES, please answer 23(a) below:
qc_C23 == 1 || qc_C23 == 2 || qc_C23 == 3

How often have you been in the last 12 months? Sports Centre

1
More than once a week
2
Once a week
3
Once or twice a month
4
Occasionally
5
Not been at all

How often have you been in the last 12 months? Community Centre

1
More than once a week
2
Once a week
3
Once or twice a month
4
Occasionally
5
Not been at all
If NO, please answer 23(b) below:
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Why don't/didn't you go?

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No longer have time
2
Don&#39;t want to
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Too far away
4
None in area now
5
No transport
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Too expensive
7
None of my friends go
8
No longer interested in sport
9
Other reasons What?
Other

Have you been to a youth club(s) in the past 12 months?

1
YES
2
NO
If YES, please answer 23(a) and 23(b):
qc_C24 == 1

On how many occasions have you been?

1
More than once a week
2
Once a week
3
Once or twice a month
4
Less than once a month

What sort of things do/did you do there?

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Have you been/belonged to any uniformed youth organisations in the past 12 months?

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YES belong/go to one or more
2
NO used to go, but not now
3
NO, never been or belonged
If YES, please answer 25(a) and 25(b) below:
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How often have you been in the last 12 months?

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More than once a week
2
Once a week
3
Once or twice a month
4
Less than once a month

Where did you go?

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Army Cadets/T.A.
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Boys Brigade/Girls Brigade
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Salvation Army
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Sea Cadets/Rangers
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Boy Scouts/Girl Guides
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Air Training Corps
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Red Cross Cadets
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St. John&#39;s Ambulance Cadets
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Other organisation(s) (What? ...)
Other

Have you been to any 'church' activities etc. in the past 12 months? (i.e. activities to do with your religion or place of worship, whatever its nature or denomination)

1
YES
2
NO
If YES, please answer 26(a) and 26(b) below:
qc_C26 == 1

On how many occasions in the past 12 months?

1
More than once a week
2
Once a week
3
Once or twice a month
4
Occasionally

What sort of activities?

1
Youth Club/Fellowship or Group
2
Tuition Group(s)
3
Trips/outings
4
Sports activities
5
Concert
6
Choir
7
Attend services (or equivalent)
8
Other activities connected with your religion What?
Other

Apart from the above do you belong to any clubs, organisations or groups?

1
YES
2
NO
If YES, please answer 27(a) below:
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What are they and how often do you go and what do you do?

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A lot is said nowadays about 'Drug Abuse'. Would you like to say why, in your opinion, some young people take hard or soft drugs; what they sometimes take; how harmful you think each one can be; and what can be done to help people with a drug problem?
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YOUTHSCAN U.K.
An Initiative of the International Centre for Child Studies
LIFE AND LEISURE
STUDENT SELF-COMPLETION QUESTIONNAIRE
CONFIDENTIAL
Director: Professor Neville Butler MD, FRCP, FRCOG, DCH International Centre for Child Studies
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Student's Surname
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Student's Forename(s)
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TO THE STUDENT COMPLETING THIS FORM:
In this form we are asking your help in telling us about your views and opinions, and what you are doing and thinking. All the information you give will be treated in the strictest confidence. No names will be given out and this form will not be seen by anyone else.
If you should have any difficulty in filling in any part of this questionnaire, please consult the person at school who gave it to you.
"LIFE & LEISURE"
NOW PLEASE BEGIN YOUR ANSWERS

TV AND RADIO

People have all sorts of reasons for watching TV. In general, why do you do it? I watch TV:
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To help me relax
2
To give me something to do
3
To follow my special programmes
4
To be sociable
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To get me out of homework
6
To delay going to bed
7
To get me out of an argument
8
To get me out of having to think
9
Any other reason (What ...)
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I don&#39;t watch television
Other
When and how often do you watch it? Early morning TV (before 9.00 am)
1
Most days
2
2-3 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Less than once a week
5
Rarely or never
When and how often do you watch it? Morning TV (9.00 am-12.00 pm)
1
Most days
2
2-3 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Less than once a week
5
Rarely or never
When and how often do you watch it? (12.00-2.00 pm)
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Most days
2
2-3 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Less than once a week
5
Rarely or never
When and how often do you watch it? (2.00-6.00 pm)
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Most days
2
2-3 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Less than once a week
5
Rarely or never
When and how often do you watch it? Evening TV (6.00-9.00 pm)
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Most days
2
2-3 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Less than once a week
5
Rarely or never
When and how often do you watch it? Evening TV (9.00-11.00 pm)
1
Most days
2
2-3 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Less than once a week
5
Rarely or never
When and how often do you watch it? Late night TV (11.00 pm - closedown)
1
Most days
2
2-3 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Less than once a week
5
Rarely or never
What are your three favourite weekly TV programmes? (Include chat shows, serials, soap operas, pop programmes etc.) 1st
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What are your three favourite weekly TV programmes? (Include chat shows, serials, soap operas, pop programmes etc.) 2nd
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What are your three favourite weekly TV programmes? (Include chat shows, serials, soap operas, pop programmes etc.) 3rd
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Please name your three favourite celebrities/media personalities (Include TV, Radio, Showbiz, Popstars, Sportsmen, other personalities) 1st
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Please name your three favourite celebrities/media personalities (Include TV, Radio, Showbiz, Popstars, Sportsmen, other personalities) 2nd
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Please name your three favourite celebrities/media personalities (Include TV, Radio, Showbiz, Popstars, Sportsmen, other personalities) 3rd
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How much of the TV you view consists of violent programmes? (such as crime/spy/torture/thriller/Westerns
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Most of it
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Quite a lot of it
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Not much of it
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Very little of it
5
None of it
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List the particular programmes of this type which you enjoy in order of importance.
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Do you listen to the radio these days?
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YES
2
NO
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For how long each day?
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Less than 1hr
2
1hr but less than 2hrs
3
2hrs but less than 3hrs
4
3hrs but less than 4hrs
5
4hrs but less than 5hrs
6
5hrs or more
Which radio stations have you listened to in the last 7 days?
1
Radio One
2
Radio Two
3
Radio Three
4
Radio Four
5
BBC Local Radio
6
Commercial Radio
7
Radio Luxembourg
8
Pirate Radio
9
Others Which ones?
Other
What sort of radio programmes do you listen to?
1
Pop Music
2
News programmes
3
Talk programmes
4
Plays
5
Classical Music
6
Phone-ins
What other programmes do you listen to on the radio?
Other
Other 2
Other 3
Other 4
Shakespeare said "If music be the food of love, play on." How about you and music? Think back, how long did you listen to music of any sort last Saturday (include radio, video and all the ways listed in question A10 below.) I listened to music for
1
Not at all
2
Less than 1hr
3
1hr
4
2hr
5
3hr
6
4hr
7
5hr
8
6hr
9
7hr or more
What are the sources of the music you listen to usually?
1
Walkman
2
Radio
3
Video
4
Compact disc
5
TV
6
Hi-fi
7
Record player
8
Live Concert
9
Disco/Party
10
Background only, at pub, cafe, etc.
What sort of music do you listen to usually?
1
Classical
2
Light music
3
Folk music
4
Disco
5
Reggae
6
Soul
7
Heavy Rock
8
Funk
9
Electric
10
Punk
11
Other Pop music
12
Other What?
Other
When you listen to music how far do you turn up the volume?
1
As loud as I can
2
Moderately loud
3
Louder than speaking voice
4
Same as speaking voice
5
Soft
6
Can&#39;t say

LIFE AT SCHOOL

Have you had any changes of school since you left your Primary/Prep school?
1
NO change (same school) all the time)
2
YES one change
3
YES two changes
4
YES three changes
5
YES four or more changes
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Give name and address of the last school you went to before the present one:
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Give dates that you attended that school: From ... till
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Pleae write down all the subjects that are on your timetable this year?
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Please write down all the subjects that are on your timetable this year? Please also RING the number(s) to indicate those you chose as options:
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Are there any subjects not on your timetable this year that you studied last year?
1
YES
2
NO
qc_B3 == 1
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Looking back to before you started your present course whose views were taken into account as to which subjects you should study over these 2 years?
1
School decided by themselves
2
My parents and I were seen
3
My parents were seen but not me
4
I was seen but not my parents
Were there any subjects you wanted to take but could not do so? (for example, because they were not available or couldn't be timetabled)
1
NO
2
YES
qc_B5 == 2
List the subjects you couldn't take:
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Have you already taken any examinations, since September 1984? (Exclude any exams to be taken in Summer 1986 and exclude mock exams)
1
YES
2
NO
qc_B6 == 1

Please give the following details:

Subject taken - Grade obtained
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2 - &#39;O&#39;s

3 - A&#39;s/H&#39;s

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1 - CSEs

2 - &#39;O&#39;s

3 - A&#39;s/H&#39;s

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1 - CSEs

2 - &#39;O&#39;s

3 - A&#39;s/H&#39;s

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4
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Any other exams taken? (please specify ...)
Other
Have you had any instruction in the use of computers? (e.g. the BBC micro, Sinclair, Apple etc.)
1
YES at school
2
YES at work experience
3
YES at home
4
YES elsewhere
5
NO
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What can you do now with computers:
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I can use teaching programmes
2
I can programme
3
I can play games
4
I can do other things What?
5
I can&#39;t really do anything
Other

Have you got a practical (working) knowledge of any of the following skills?

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How to write an application form (for a job, for career, etc.)
How to get by at an interview
How to write a letter of application (job, course, etc.)
How to drive a car
How to ride a motorbike
How to understand information technology (eg word processors)
How to understand electronics
How to understand communications
How to give first aid
How to change plugs/fuses/bulbs etc (electrical)
How to get a healthy diet
How to do woodwork/metalwork
How to wash clothes
How to sew and mend

Since September 1984 have you taken part in any of the following activities arranged by school?

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Concerts, plays
Excursions, day trips
Holidays
Field Courses
Clubs/Societies
Charitable activities
Since September 1984 have you taken part in any of the following activities arranged by school? Other/what
2
YES in this school year
3
YES only in last school year
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Please tell us which courses/clubs/activities you have been to since September 1984
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Have you done any visits in the local community organised by your school since September 1984? (Include working with the elderly, with young children, with the handicapped etc..)
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YES I have
2
NO I haven&#39;t
qc_B10 == 1
How many times have you been?
How many
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What did you do?
1
I helped/visited hospitals
2
I visited/helped elderly people
3
I helped with nurseries/playgroups
4
I visited community care centres or homes
5
I helped with handicapped people
6
Other things What?
Other
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Why haven't you been?
1
Facility was not available
2
Did not want to
3
Other reason(s) What?
Other
Please could you tell us what you have usually done at dinner time during the Easter/Spring Term 1986?
1
Gone out of school alone (not home)
2
Gone out of school with friends
3
Played an outdoor sport/game
4
Gone to school club/activity
5
Done homework/read book
6
Wandered about in school grounds with friends
7
Done a school &#39;duty&#39;
8
Other things
Do you think that people of your age should be allowed to stay away from school if they don't want to go?
1
YES, I do think so
2
NO, I don&#39;t think so
3
CAN&#39;T SAY
Have you stayed away from school at all since September 1985, for reasons other than illness, when you should have been there?
1
YES, I have
2
NO, I haven&#39;t
3
I am a boarder
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Why did you stay away from school?
1
I was fed up with school
2
I had to help at home
3
I wanted to do something special away from school
4
I had some other reason (What? ...)
Other
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For how long did you stay away?
1
Odd days
2
As much as a week
3
More than once a week and up to 2 week
4
More than 2 weeks and up to 4 weeks
5
Over a month

Below is a list of things that some people of your age have said about how they feel about school. (Read each carefully and say whether it is true in your case)

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1 - Very true

2 - Partly true

3 - Not true at all

I feel school is largely a waste of time
I am quiet in the classroom and get on with my work
I think homework is a bore
I find it difficult to keep my mind on my work
I never take work seriously
I don&#39;t like school
I think there is no point in planning for the future you should take things as they come
I am always willing to help the teacher
Have you been entered for any exams or certificates for this summer term?
1
YES
2
NO
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Please write down the subjects concerened, specify which exams (tick box) or certificates (write in space provided)

Subject Exam(s) entered for Certificates entered for: (eg RSA, TVEI....)
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2 - &#39;O&#39;

3 - &#39;A&#39;

4 - &#39;H&#39;

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Since September 1984 have you attended any timetabled classes at which careers have been discussed?
1
YES
2
NO
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Please say how many classes you have attended this school year
How many
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Please say how many classes you have attended last school year
How many
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Did you find them helpful?
1
YES, very helpful
2
YES, quite helpful
3
NO, not very helpful
4
NO, not helpful at all
Apart from the above, have you, since September 1984 been present at any meetings/classes at school in which careers/jobs were discussed?
1
YES
2
NO
3
DON&#39;T KNOW
qc_B17 == 1
How many this school year?
How many
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How many last school year?
How many
Since September 1984, has anyone come in from OUTSIDE SCHOOL to talk to you about careers/jobs etc?
1
YES
2
NO
3
DON&#39;T KNOW
qc_B18 == 1
How many times this school year?
How many
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How many times last school year?
How many
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Who gave the talks?
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Were they helpful?
1
YES, very helpful
2
YES, quite helpful
3
NO, not very helpful
4
NO, not helpful at all
Since September 1984 have you had any personal contact with a teacher to discuss your career/job/further education? (Exclude career lessons entered above)
1
YES
2
NO
qc_B19 == 1
Who did you see?
1
Careers teacher
2
Form teacher/tutor
3
Year Head
4
Other teacher (Who?)
Other
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Where were you?
1
On my own
2
With my parents
3
Somewhere else (Where?)
Other

Since September 1984, which of the following has your school arranged for you?

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Information at school about choice of work, YTS, or further education
Information from Careers Officer (Guidance Officer Scotland) about addresses of employers, colleges of further education or YTS managing agents)
Interview(s) with a Careers Officer (Guidance Officer Scotland) about careers guidance

Since September 1984, have you visited from school any of the following?

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An office, factory or other workplace
A college of further education as part of a Link Cause
Another school for one or more timetabled class
Since September 1984, have you taken part in any work experience arranged by the school?
1
YES
2
NO
qc_B22 == 1
How many different work experience schemes have you been on?
1
1
2
2
3
3 or more
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Please describe the type of firm, work done and time spent (in days)

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Have you found the opportunity useful in your career planning?
1
YES
2
NO
3
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Since September 1984 who has helped/advised you about jobs/careers/further education? I have been helped by:

A Tick all that apply B Number as 1, 2, 3

1 - Tick

Help

1 - Tick

Help
Friends
Employment agency
Parent(s)
Sister/Brother
Other member(s) of my family
Careers Officer (Guidance Officer Scotland)
Careers teacher (Guidance teacher Scotland)
Other teacher(s) at school
Staff of further education college
School Library
Other person Who?
Since September 1984 who has helped/advised you about jobs/careers/further education? I have been helped by: Other person Who?
Other
During this school year were your parents invited to discuss your future with the school?
1
YES they were
2
NO
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Did your parents go?
1
YES
2
NO
3
DON&#39;T KNOW

Summing up, to what extent has the school helped you to plan your future? Has school informed you about:

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The choices for futher education
The qualifications you need for jobs/careers
The opportunities under Youth Training Schemes
The choices and prospects of employment
Schemes for unemployed young people
Thinking back on the subjects you have taken, how many do you think will be useful for the future?
1
All are useful
2
Some are useful
3
Many are not useful
Now, please answer 26(a), 26(b), 26(c), below:
LIST THE 3 MOST USEFUL
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LIST THE 3 LEAST USEFUL
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LIST ANY OTHERS YOU WISH YOU HAD TAKEN
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Nearly everyone of your age has some sort of idea of what they will want to do in life. Here is a list of types of jobs/careers/professions for which various amounts of training are necessary. How about your choice(s)?

A Tick one box for first choice B Tick all others you might do

1 - Tick

1 - Tick

1 - Tick

1 - Tick

Professional (needing a degree)
Managerial/Nursing/Teaching
Trained clerical (e.g. bank clerk)
Administrative - office work
Worker on farm/agriculture/fishing industry
Craftsman/designer - making or designing small individual objects
Maintenance worker - repairs and service
Processing worker - computing, information technology
Food industry/restaurant worker
Salesman/representative/shop worker
Health worker
Transport worker
Worker in manufacturing assembling products or goods
Service work - cleaning/dishwashing
HM Forces
Job not included above (what? ... )
Can&#39;t decide
Nearly everyone of your age has some sort of idea of what they will want to do in life. Here is a list of types of jobs/careers/professions for which various amounts of training are necessary. How about your choice(s)? Job not included above (what? ... )
Other
Now we've just talked about the type of career/job in which you're interested. Can we now ask whether there is an ACTUAL JOB which you would like to do, within the trade, industry or profession in which you hope to work. e.g. If you said above that you want to be a transport worker, now's your chance to say driver, guard or ticket collector.
Is there an ACTUAL JOB you would like to do, as opposed to the trade, industry or profession in which you hope to work, either now or when your education is complete?
1
YES
2
NO
3
DON&#39;T KNOW
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Please give details: Name or nature of job I would like to do
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Please give details: Industry, trade or profession in which I want to work
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Please give details: Remarks
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Once you need to get a job, do your parents or anyone you know have a contact(s) who might be able to help you?
1
YES
2
NO
3
DON&#39;T KNOW
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please answer 29(a) below:
1
Business owned by your family
2
Family member who is in a position to employ people or help with a job
3
Other person who is in a position to employ people or help with a job
4
Other type of contact (Who? ... )
Other
Once you need to get a job, how easy or difficult do you expect it to be to get a job?
1
Very easy
2
Fairly easy
3
Fairly difficult
4
Very difficult
5
I already have a job promised
6
Don&#39;t know
What do you think are your strong points for the future? (Answer this whether you are leaving school this year or not) I am:
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A good communicator
2
Good with my hands
3
A clear thinker
4
A hard worker
5
A clean and tidy person
6
Reliable
7
Good timekeeper
8
Able to take responsibility
9
Other strong points (What ... )
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Do you think you have any educational or health problem which could make it difficult for you to follow the job/career/profession you really want?
1
YES
2
NO
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Please describe your problem:
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Do you expect to leave full-time education at the end of this school year?
1
YES
2
NO
qc_B33 == 1
Why will you be leaving full-time education?
1
I have always taken it for granted
2
I need to earn as soon as possible
3
I want to earn a wage and be independent as soon as I can
4
I want to do the same as most of my friends
5
I was advised to do this by my parents
6
I can&#39;t study what I want to study at school
7
I was advised to do this by my teacher(s)
8
I have a particular course or job in mind, for which I don&#39;t have to stay on at school
9
I want to leave home as soon as possible
10
I want to get married in the next year or so
11
I want to go somewhere else to learn a trade/complete my training
12
I&#39;m not bright enough to stay on
qc_B33 == 1
What do you plan to do? (It is appreciated that you may not be able to tell us exactly, but please make a try.)
1
I plan to look for a job
2
I have a job fixed up
3
I plan to try for an apprenticeship
4
I think I will do a Youth Training Scheme (YTS)
5
I think I will do a job then YTS
6
I think I will be unemployed
7
I have other plans What?
Other
What do you think you will be doing from September 1986?
1
Leaving Full-time education and doing something else, as in 33(b)
2
Doing GCE &#39;A&#39; Level Course
3
Doing O Level or CSE Course
4
Doing/continuing other educational course/training at School or College
5
Something else (What? ... )
Other
qc_B34 == 2 || qc_B34 ==3
Where do you think you will be studying after September 1986?
1
Same school as now
2
Other school
3
Sixth Form College
4
College of Further Education
5
Somewhere else (Where? ... )
Other
qc_B34 == 2 || qc_B34 ==3
Please give the name and address of the School/College where you think you will be attending
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qc_B34 == 4
What training/educational course will you be doing from September 1986?
1
CPVE
2
City &amp; Guilds Foundation Course
3
B.Tech. Training Course
4
RSA Course
5
Continuing with T.V.E.I.
6
Something else (What? ... )
Other
qc_B34 == 4
Please give the name and address of the School/College/Institution which you think you will be attending
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qc_B34 == 2 || qc_B34 == 3 || qc_B34 == 4
Do you plan to go on with your education training after the age of 18?
1
YES, I hope to
2
NO, probably not
3
DON&#39;T KNOW
qc_B34 == 2 || qc_B34 == 3 || qc_B34 == 4
qc_B34_c == 1
Where do you think you might go?
1
University/polytechnic
2
Teacher training college (college of education)
3
Technical college, college or commerce or secretarial college
4
College of art, music or drama
qc_B34 == 2 || qc_B34 == 3 || qc_B34 == 4
qc_B34_c == 1
Where do you think you might go? Somewhere else, where?
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LEISURE ACTIVITIES

Do you have any hobby or hobbies?
1
YES
2
NO
qc_C1 == 1
How many hours a week do you normally spend on your hobby/hobbies? On my hobbies I spend about
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less than 1 hr
2
2 hrs
3
3 hrs
4
4 hrs
5
5 hrs
6
6 hrs
7
7 hrs
8
8 hrs
9
9 hrs or more
qc_C1 == 1
Does your main hobby fit into any of the broad groups below?
1
Artistic, eg drawing, photography
2
Making things, eg model planes, pottery
3
Collecting things, eg stamps
4
Musical activity
5
An outdoor activity, eg football, fishing
6
Cooking
7
Keeping (or training) animals or birds
8
Something else What?
Other
qc_C1 == 1
What do you actually do, in the course of your hobbies? Main hobby
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qc_C1 == 1
What do you actually do, in the course of your hobbies? Other hobby/hobbies
Other
Do you support a particular football club? (Include Football League clubs, Amateur League clubs, but not school neighbourhood football).
1
YES
2
NO
qc_C2 == 1
which one do you support?
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Have you been to a soccer football match in the last 12 months?
1
YES, to League Match
2
YES, to Amateur Match
3
No, to neither
qc_C3 == 1 || qc_C3 == 2
How often have you been this season?
1
About once a week
2
About once a month
3
Less than monthly
4
Once or twice only
qc_C3 == 1 || qc_C3 == 2
Do you usually go to:
1
Home matches
2
Away matches by car
3
Away matches by coach
4
Away matches by other transport
qc_C3 == 1 || qc_C3 == 2

Who do you usually go with?

Home Matches Away Matches

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1 - Tick

1 - Tick

1 - Tick

I go and stay alone
I go and meet up with other people
I go with my family
I go with friends
Have you actually ever seen or been involved in any disturbances in a football crowd?
1
YES, seen a disturbance
2
YES been involved
3
NEVER seen/been involved
4
Not been to a football match
qc_C4 == 1 || qc_C4 == 2
Could you say what happened?
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Which of the following do you think are causes of football violence?
1
Overcrowding
2
Crowds standing and pushing
3
Opposing and home fans getting mixed up
4
Drink (alcohol)
5
High unemployment rates
6
Boredom among fans
7
A few who are out to make trouble
8
Bad example given by some footballers
9
Too much sensationalism by press/TV
10
Long time in queues to get in
Which of the following do you think would be useful measures to improve matters?
1
Ban alcohol at matches
2
Search everyone for &quot;weapons&quot;
3
Bring in more police
4
Seperate home and away supporters
5
Ban away supporters
6
Ticket-only matches
7
Build family enclosures
8
Provision of more seating
9
Tougher sentences for offenders
10
Provide jobs for young people
11
Seperate entrances/exits for home/away fans
What do you think are the really important problems and ways of dealing with football violence? Write here:
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Which of the following describes how you feel about your spare time?

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I usually find plenty of enjoyable things to do in my spare time
I spend most of my spare time at my home or a friend&#39;s house
Where I live I don&#39;t feel it&#39;s safe for people like me to be out and about on the streets
I don&#39;t usually have enough money to do what I like
I am often bored and don&#39;t know what to do
Anything is better than staying at home, even if there&#39;s nowhere special to go
Do you have a shared interest with your mother/father on which you spend up to several hours a week?
1
YES, share interest(s) with Mother only
2
YES, share interest(s) with Father only
3
YES, share interest(s) with both
4
NO shared interest with either
qc_C9 == 1 || qc_C9 == 2 || qc_C9 == 3
What is it?
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Have you ever taken part in any of the following spare-time activities? (Do not include anything if you were paid).

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Babysitting for younger brothers and sisters
Babysitting elsewhere
Helping old people
Voluntary conservation work (helping with nature)
Helping single parents
Have you ever taken part in any of the following spare-time activities? (Do not include anything if you were paid). Other voluntary activities in the community (What? ...)
1
Never or hardly ever
2
Sometimes
3
Often
Other
Is there some spare-time activity which does not exist in your area, that you would like to see introduced, so that you could take part?
1
YES
2
NO
qc_C11 == 1
Please describe
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Have you in the past 12 months, had any instruction in any of the following?

At School Outside School

1 - Tick

1 - Tick

1 - Tick

1 - Tick

Self defence
Swimming
Dancing
Music
Drama/Speech
Dressmaking
Shorthand
Typing
Aerobics/Keep fit
None of these
Other things (What? ... )
Have you in the past 12 months, had any instruction in any of the following? (What? ... )
Other
Have you read a book(s) for pleasure in the past 4 weeks?
1
YES
2
NO
qc_C13 == 1
What books?
1
Novels
2
Modern Sci-Fi
3
Books about hobbies/interests/pets
4
Biographies
5
Historical books
6
Other type of book (What? ... )
Other
qc_C13 == 1
Can you remember what any of them were called?
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Here are some reasons people give for not reading more books than they do. Tell us which of these might be true in your case.
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Usually too busy with other things
2
Don&#39;t find books very interesting
3
Interested but no library available nearby
4
Too few books in the house
5
Don&#39;t find reading easy
6
I have and read plenty of books
7
Other reason (What? ... )
Other
Have you read any of the following magazines in the past 4 weeks?
1
Just 17
2
Blue Jeans
3
Patches
4
Super Bike
5
What Bike
6
Bike
7
Street Machine
8
True Romances
9
Over 21
10
My Guy
11
Shoot
12
Radio Times
13
TV Times
14
19
15
Honey
16
Motor Cycle Sport
17
Marvel, Beano, other comics
Have you read any of the following magazines in the past 4 weeks? Any other magazines
Other
Other 2
Other 3
The type of clothes young people wear can be very important. For what reasons do you choose your clothes?
1
Cheapness
2
Fun
3
Fashion
4
Comfort
5
Sex appeal
6
Other reason (What? ... )
Other
Do you do anything to the colour of your hair?
1
YES
2
NO
qc_C17 == 1
What do you do?
1
Bleaching
2
Highlighting
3
Colouring
4
Something else (What? ... )
Other

How often do you wear jewellery or make-up, if at all?

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I wear make-up
I wear jewellery
Do you use any form of scent or aftershave?
1
YES
2
NO
qc_C19 == 1
What brand do you usually use?
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About how much did you spend last night on the following?

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Make-up/Toiletries
Clothes
Hairdressing
Jewellery
Shoes
Do you and your friends play cards for money?
1
YES
2
NO
qc_C21 == 1
What is the most you have lost? £ ... p
How many
Pence in pound
qc_C21 == 1
What is the most you have won? £ ... p
How many
Pence in pound
Did you take any exercise last Saturday?
1
YES
2
NO
qc_C22 == 1

What were you doing last Saturday?

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Walking over 1 mile
Running/jogging over 1 mile
Bicycling over 1 mile
Swimming 4 lengths or over
Dancing (disco)
Exercise/Keep Fit class
qc_C22 == 1
What were you doing last Saturday? Indoor sport(s) (What? ...)
1
Tick
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qc_C22 == 1
What were you doing last Saturday? Outdoor sports(s) (What? ...)
1
Tick
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qc_C22 == 1
What were you doing last Saturday? Other form of exercise (What? ...)
1
Tick
Other
Different areas in Britain provide more or less facilities recreation for young people. We would like to know how it is for you?
Have you been to a sports centre or a community centre in the past 12 months?
1
YES to Sports Centre only
2
YES to Community Centre only
3
YES to both
4
NO to both
5
NO to both, though went before 12 months ago to one or the other
qc_C23 == 1 || qc_C23 == 2 || qc_C23 == 3
How often have you been in the last 12 months? Sports Centre
1
More than once a week
2
Once a week
3
Once or twice a month
4
Occasionally
5
Not been at all
qc_C23 == 1 || qc_C23 == 2 || qc_C23 == 3
How often have you been in the last 12 months? Community Centre
1
More than once a week
2
Once a week
3
Once or twice a month
4
Occasionally
5
Not been at all
qc_C23 == 4 || qc_C23 == 5
Why don't/didn't you go?
1
No longer have time
2
Don&#39;t want to
3
Too far away
4
None in area now
5
No transport
6
Too expensive
7
None of my friends go
8
No longer interested in sport
9
Other reasons What?
Other
Have you been to a youth club(s) in the past 12 months?
1
YES
2
NO
qc_C24 == 1
On how many occasions have you been?
1
More than once a week
2
Once a week
3
Once or twice a month
4
Less than once a month
qc_C24 == 1
What sort of things do/did you do there?
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Have you been/belonged to any uniformed youth organisations in the past 12 months?
1
YES belong/go to one or more
2
NO used to go, but not now
3
NO, never been or belonged
qc_C25 == 1
How often have you been in the last 12 months?
1
More than once a week
2
Once a week
3
Once or twice a month
4
Less than once a month
qc_C25 == 1
Where did you go?
1
Army Cadets/T.A.
2
Boys Brigade/Girls Brigade
3
Salvation Army
4
Sea Cadets/Rangers
5
Boy Scouts/Girl Guides
6
Air Training Corps
7
Red Cross Cadets
8
St. John&#39;s Ambulance Cadets
9
Other organisation(s) (What? ...)
Other
Have you been to any 'church' activities etc. in the past 12 months? (i.e. activities to do with your religion or place of worship, whatever its nature or denomination)
1
YES
2
NO
qc_C26 == 1
On how many occasions in the past 12 months?
1
More than once a week
2
Once a week
3
Once or twice a month
4
Occasionally
qc_C26 == 1
What sort of activities?
1
Youth Club/Fellowship or Group
2
Tuition Group(s)
3
Trips/outings
4
Sports activities
5
Concert
6
Choir
7
Attend services (or equivalent)
8
Other activities connected with your religion What?
Other
Apart from the above do you belong to any clubs, organisations or groups?
1
YES
2
NO
qc_C27 == 1
What are they and how often do you go and what do you do?
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FINALLY, NOW PLEASE COMPLETE THE FIVE SMALL SECTIONS ON PAGES 18 & 19.
A lot is said nowadays about 'Drug Abuse'. Would you like to say why, in your opinion, some young people take hard or soft drugs; what they sometimes take; how harmful you think each one can be; and what can be done to help people with a drug problem?
What do you understand by the term 'drug abuse'?
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Why do some young people take drugs?
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What sort of drugs do they take?
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How harmful can they be?
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What can be done to help people with a drug problem?
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The following is a list of major world problems often in the news. Which of these problems do you think we should work towards solving first. Put the list in your order of importance.

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The following is a list of major world problems often in the news. Which of these problems do you think we should work towards solving. Put the list in your order of importance. Any other issues you feel very strongly about?
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Which three people would you most like to be like? (locally or anywhere) (eg. Famous people, Celebrities, Entertainers, Relatives, Friends etc.)
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What are the three things you like doing the most/the least? Things I like doing the most
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What are the three things you like doing the most/the least? Things I like doing the least
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What are the three sorts of holiday you would like most? (eg. beach, camping, countryside, adventure, foreign travel, doing hobby, etc.)
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THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR HELP
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Life and Leisure Student Self-Completion Questionnaire 1986